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Chief Drama Critic of the Washington Post Peter Marks speaks of his career as a theatre critic, author, columnist & political correspondent.

Please Join Me with Joe Traina

Joe Traina sits down with Peter Marks as he speaks of his career as a theatre critic, author, columnist & political correspondent. Read the latest from Peter: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/peter-marks/ Follow Please Join Me on Instagram: @pleasejoinmepod Find Joe Traina: joetrainamusic.com This podcast was produced by Caroline Voigt of CVPromotions.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joe-traina/support

48mins

22 Jul 2021

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Wine Work & Passion Episode 4 – Peter Marks Master of Wine

Wine, Work, and Passion

In this episode of Wine, Work & Passion, we’ll talk to Peter Marks, Master of Wine, Instructor, and partner in Napa Valley Wine Academy.

30mins

30 Jun 2021

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The Benefits of a WSET Wine Education w/ Peter Marks MW, Napa Valley Wine Academy

XChateau Wine Podcast

Educating students about wine is more about the “psychic paycheck” than the monetary one for Peter Marks MW, partner and Vice President of the Napa Valley Wine Academy (“NVWA”), the leading provider of Wine & Spirit Education Trust (“WSET”) courses globally.  Peter tells us about the different levels of the WSET (from Level 1 to Diploma), the full costs of wine education, and the benefits.  He also discusses the innovations happening with online learning, including sending wine kits out with their courses and best practices for virtual seminars.   Listen in on this deep dive into wine education from one of the foremost leaders in the field. This episode is sponsored by Sonoma State University’s Wine Executive MBA program.  A 17-month, transformative program that builds leadership skills and business acumen focused on the specific needs of the world of wine.  Learn more about SSU’s Wine MBA programs here.  If this is something you’re considering, the next session’s enrollment deadline is Feb 28, 2021, for courses starting in April!!  Detailed Show Notes: Peter’s backgroundStarted in wine retail in 1981 (worked at Drager’s markets)In wine education for the last 20 years (with Copia and Constellation Brands)2019 - joined NVWA and became a partnerBeing in wine education is more about the “psychic paycheck” - getting feedback from your customers and studentsNapa Valley Wine AcademyFounded in 2011, offering Wine & Spirit Education Trust (“WSET”) programsNow the largest WSET provider in the worldAn Approved Program Provider (“APP”) for WSET - it’s like a franchise, NVWA buys materials, study packs, and exams from WSET; grading is done by WSET in London65% of business in WSET, 35% other wine programsDevelop proprietary courses - e.g. - Wine 101, Wine 201, Napa Valley Wine Expert, Oregon Wine Expert, the Business of Wine (with Tim Hanni, MW)WSET4 levels, 1 through 4 (4 is called the Diploma)Levels 3 & 4 provide more understanding of the subjectsThe diploma includes the business of wine and is a precursor for the Master of Wine programGeared towards all aspects of the wine industry, very broad view vs other programs (e.g. - Court of Master Sommeliers focused on restaurants/service and Society of Wine Educators focused on education)Wine industry (or “trade”) participation in coursesLevel 1 - ~90% consumer, 10% tradeLevel 2 - ~75% consumer, 25% tradeLevel 3 - ~40% consumer, 60% tradeLevel 4 - ~10% consumer, 90% tradeMore consumers are coming into the programThe benefits of a wine education, the 3 C’s of the WSETCredential - showing your accomplishmentConfidence - knowing the facts about wine, speaking with confidenceCulture - participating in the culture of wine...the pay may be low, but being a part of the friendship and social aspects of the wine industry~100,000 WSET students/year - now the “go-to” wine education organization - it covers the entire industry and is globalRecent changes to the program - giving students what they wantLaunched a Sake programSplit spirits from Wine for the DiplomaIntroducing Beer soonVirtual classesHas always been an option - was called “self-study” and had to go in person to take examsExams for L1 and L2 now offered online, L3 and Diploma cannot be because they include tastingsNVWA launched wine kits (wine samples re-bottled into small vials) for virtual classes - do virtual tastings with them, the wines are disguised to be blindHad to learn how to better engage students online - using breakout rooms, polls/quizzes, reducing seminar times to 1-2 hours, best practice is to engage with students every 3-5 minutesDo live webinars that are recordedStudents save money by not having to pay for travel to classes, academy saves a bit of cleaning of facilitiesPricing is the same as in-person, but not travel costsThe cost of wine educationCourse fees, wine (for Diploma ~200-220 wines are recommended to know, wine can cost $500-2,000 for samples), travelWine kits are included in course costsCan have mentoring for an additional feeScholarshipsWSET offers some, but after having passed for the top scoresNVWA has several partners for scholarshipsWine Unify for L1-3Wine AccessThe Roots FundJohn Hart (former NBA star) - for the BIPOC communityThe diversity of students is growingThe return on wine educationConstellation Brands paid bonuses for employees who passed WSET qualifications and also offered tuition reimbursement

35mins

3 Feb 2021

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Ep087 - Will UK Nightlife survive Coronavirus w/ Deltic CEO Peter Marks

Talkover Podcast

Peter Marks, CEO of Deltic - the largest Nightclub operator in the UK - joins us this week to talk about the impact of the UK lockdown on the UK nightlife, how it's effected him, his business, the economy, the career paths for DJs and much more! #TalkoverPodclart

59mins

22 Oct 2020

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Psychic Peter Marks - The Personal Interview with Gifted Psychic and Medium

Joyce Barrie & Friends

Psychic, Medium,Channeler, Clairvoyant, Astrologer Extraordinaire, Peter Marks talks about his ability to answer questions and address concerns about the living and those who have passed. Hear all about the man behind the message.   You will be fascinated about how Peter learned he had very special gifts and he will advise you about how you can tap into yours.

1hr 4mins

28 Aug 2020

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Conversation with Peter Marks, PhD, PMP, CPHIMS, CHCIO, VP & CIO at WakeMed

Digital Health Leaders Podcast

In this podcast, Peter talks about his organization, WakeMed, and how they began as a place to serve people of color and the poor - a core competency from the beginning. He shares his passion for learning, as he has earned a Master's degree and PhD, and is going on to earn another degree. He holds this same passion for learning with his team and their commitment to a continuous learning environment. Peter goes on to talk about the military and the VA as the first innovators in sharing information, and the importance of people owning their own health information. 

36mins

6 Aug 2020

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Psychic Peter Marks - The Personal Interview with Gifted Psychic and Medium

Joyce Barrie & Friends

Psychic, Medium,Channeler, Clairvoyant, Astrologer Extraordinaire, Peter Marks talks about his ability to answer questions and address concerns about the living and those who have passed. Hear all about the man behind the message.   You will be fascinated about how Peter learned he had very special gifts and he will advise you about how you can tap into yours.

1hr 4mins

29 Jun 2020

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16: PBH & Jack - Zion Radio Episode 0016 ft Peter Marks

PBH & Jack Present Zion Radio

PBH & Jack are back with another round of Electronic Beats & Banter for Zion Radio 016! This months 'Hype on Skype', features the CEO of the biggest nightclub company in the UK, Peter Marks.

1hr 58mins

30 Apr 2020

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How COVID-19 is Fueling Online Wine Education with Peter Marks MW

Bottled in China

Peter Marks MW is one of America's leading wine educators. He is currently a Partner and Vice President of Education for the Napa Valley Wine Academy.Today, he joins us to discuss his journey becoming a Master of Wine and his tips on what skill sets are needed to become a top wine educator. We also discuss how COVID-19 is fueling  the rise of online wine education. The pandemic has impacted every business and person around the world, yet amidst uncertainty, Napa Valley Wine Academy has committed to support learners through providing a range of online wine programs.  We find out what online programs and support the Napa Valley Wine Academy has on offer during COVID-19.Find out more about Napa Valley Wine Academy by clicking here.Click here to read Peter Marks full bio and contact details.In this podcast I discussed using a useful study APP called Anki.

33mins

26 Apr 2020

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Psychic Peter Marks - The Personal Interview with Gifted Psychic and Medium

Joyce Barrie & Friends

Psychic, Medium,Channeler, Clairvoyant, Astrologer Extraordinaire, Peter Marks talks about his ability to answer questions and address concerns about the living and those who have passed. Hear all about the man behind the message.   You will be fascinated about how Peter learned he had very special gifts and he will advise you about how you can tap into yours.

1hr 5mins

8 Jan 2020

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