Summer Networking Party and Wine Tasting

Add to your plans for summer fun by joining WITI Boston and our host and sponsor, Cinch Financial, for a summertime mingle with other talented people in the technology field. Meet, chat, and exchange ideas with employees from Cinch Financial, too.

After some networking time, our speaker, wine educator Kim Simone from Vinitas Wineworks (, will lead us in a wine-tasting session called "Learn What You Like and Why." We'll taste several wines with their labels covered up and Kim will provide insight into why we seem to prefer some wines over others and, consequently, what other wines we might find enjoyable. Get ready to throw your preconceived notions out the window �" we hear this can be a serious eye-opener!

In addition to wine, other beverages and appetizers will be served.

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Featured Speaker(s)

Kim Simone, CSW, is a highly regarded member of the Massachusetts wine community, and has a passion for making wine accessible, enjoyable, and understandable to consumers of all knowledge levels. Kim specializes in creative teaching methods that bring the world of wine to life for her clients. She began her wine career in 2002 at Martignetti Liquors, and has been selling and teaching about wine ever since. She started the independent wine consulting and education company, Vinitas Wineworks, LLC in 2014. Kim is a certified instructor for the French Wine Scholar Program, has guest lectured on the topic of fermentation at Dean College, and is a facilitator in the Gastronomy program at Boston University, from which she received her Master's degree. In addition to conducting her own independent wine education and consulting events, she and a colleague host the Franklin Wine Club and the radio program "The Wonderful World of Wine" on Franklin Public Radio, and teach Adult Education courses in wine throughout the local community. Kim holds the WSET Advanced Certificate, is a Certified Specialist of Wine, and attained the distinction of French Wine Scholar with Highest Honors from the Wine Scholar Guild. She is currently studying for the prestigious Certified Wine Educator title conferred by the Society of Wine Educators.

Schedule of Events

5:30 pm - Registration, Networking, and Refreshments
6:45 pm - WITI Overview and Introductions
7:00 pm - Program
8:00 pm - Adjourn

Meeting Notes

Appetizers and beverages will be provided. If you or your company wish to host or sponsor an event please ask one of the leadership team members listed here, or email [email protected]. Thank you for your interest.