Experts Guide

Welcome to the RIT Experts Guide. Here you will find information on RIT faculty and staff with expertise in a variety of areas. Each profile includes the expert’s credentials and contact information.

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Lorraine Hems

Lecturer, Department of Hospitality and Service Management
Expert in:
Wine and spirits: education, history of the industry
Wine Judge and coordinator of regional, national wine judging events

Lecturer, Instructor, New York Wine & Culinary Institute
Certified Sommelier, The Court of Master Sommeliers
Certified Wine Educator and Specialist Spirits, Society of Wine Educators
Certified Wine Judge, American Wine Society
Author, "Passport to the World of Wines" (2nd edition, fall 2018)

Michelle Cometa, University News Services, 585-475-4954 or