A Career Change with WSET - From London to Rioja
Nov 17, 2023
Esther Martin, a WSET Level 2 Award in Wines graduate, recently got the opportunity of a lifetime to spend some time working at a winery in Rioja. In this blog post, she tells us in her own words how the WSET courses changed her career plans, and how she is keeping busy at the winery.
Recently, I've been thinking about how the choices we make really steer the course we end up on. But sometimes it seems like your plans will never work out the way you want them to. Just when I thought I could do little or nothing to change my circumstances, everything in my life took a different direction.
Originally from Spain, London has been my physical home for almost two decades. Experiencing life's ups and downs, balancing parenthood with a career in journalism, 18 years went by. But when the global COVID-19 pandemic halted everyone in their tracks, it provided me the pause I needed for introspection.
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