WINE : The Civilized Alcohol (Jin Ho Sohn, Prof & Sommlier)

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Personal Info

Name : SON, JIN HO

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EDUCATION in History

  • Diplôme de DOCTORAT-DEAin History at "Université de Paris X -Nanterre", 1994
  • Diplôme de DOCTORAT-THESEin History at "Université de Paris X -Nanterre", 1997
  • Certificat with Mention "Sommellerie", Ecole de Paris des Metiers de Table, Paris, France. Sep.1997~May.1998
  • Diplome "Wine Connoisseur", Ecole des Bordeaux et Bourgogne, Paris, France. Fev.1998~Nov.1998
  • Certificat of Enology, at Union Franaise des Oenoloques Francais & OIV. Fev.1999~Jun.1999
  • Practice for winemaking & viticulture at Chateau La Garde in Bordeaux and Antonin Rodet in Burgundy. Sep.1999~12.1999

Personal career in Wine (Summary)

  • Associate Foreign Membership in "Association des Sommeliers de Paris" since1997.
  • Chief Professor in Wine Sommelier & Consultant Course (Enology & Sommellerie) at Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea. From 2000~to 2012
  • Lecturer in Sommellerie at Sang Myung Univ. From 2001~ to 2006
  • President-Director in "Son Jin Ho Wine Lab", since 2004.
  • Chief Professor at Winenara Academy (Enology & Sommellerie)from2013~to 2014.
  • Chief Panel of Commission "Wine Consumer Report" with Chung-Ang Daily since 2014.4


  • Authur writing : 『Wine』(DaeWonSa), 2003 & 2014
  • Authur writing : 『Son JinoHo's Wine Buyers Guide 1』(BaromWorks), 2006 & 2009 & 2013
  • Authur writing : 『Son JinoHo's Wine Buyers Guide 2』(BaromWorks), 2008
  • Authur writing : 『Son JinoHo's World Wine 50』(Hangyere Daily), 2015
  • Article, "Son Jin Ho's Wine Tock & Talk" in Chung-Ang Daily(2004~2005)
  • Asian Wine Trophy Jurysince 2015.
  • Visiting Professor, F&B Master Course at Soung-Sil University
  • Professor, Wine & GastronomyCourse, DaVinci College of General Education at Chung-Ang Universitysince 2016.
  • Columnist at WineOK.comWebzinesince 2015
  • Columnist at 『Hotel&Restaurant』Magazine since 2016