UWC Judges

Tracy Ellen Kamens
Tracy Ellen Kamens
Consultant, Educator and Writer
Tracy Ellen Kamens

Tracy Ellen Kamens is a wine educator, writer and consultant who combines her passion for teaching with her love of wine.

Marrying her experience in academia with her formal wine certifications, Tracy teaches classes and education skills through her company, Wine TEKnologies and is a frequent presenter at international wine conferences. Additionally, Tracy currently serves as a Wine Expert for Wine Ring, Inc, a consumer-oriented app and is an Ambassador for both the Napa Valley Vintners and the Crus Bourgeois du Médoc. Previously, she served as Membership Director for the French Wine Society and spent three years as a full-time education consultant for the Society of Wine Educators.

A member of the Wine Media Guild, Tracy has written for various publications including Wine Enthusiast, Palate Press magazine, and The SOMM Journal and was a Fellowship Recipient for the Professional Wine Writers’ Symposium.

She holds a doctorate of education from the University of Pennsylvania, the Certified Wine Educator credential from the Society of Wine Educators and the Wine & Spirits Education Trust’s Diploma of Wine & Spirits.