Jeannie Cho Lee Appointed Professor of Practice (Wine) by PolyU

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[HD video below] Jeannie Cho Lee, one of Asias leading experts in wine, has been appointed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) as Professor of Practice (Wine) at its School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM).

The first Asian Master of Wine (MW), Professor Jeannie Cho Lee is also an award-winning author, wine and food writer, wine critic, judge, educator and consultant. A graduate of Smith College and Harvard University, Professor Lee holds a Certificat de Cuisine from Cordon Bleu. She is also a Master Sake Sommelier from Japans Sake Service Institute and is a Certified Wine Educator from the United Kingdoms Wine & Spirits Education Trust as well as the US Society of Wine Educators. Professor Lee was born in Korea and has lived in Hong Kong since 1994.

In her capacity as Professor of Practice (wine), Professor Lee will be able to contribute to the school in different ways, including offering special lectures to both students and industry executives, advising the SHTM on curriculum development in relation to wine studies, and facilitating the schools collaboration with the wine industry through a number of dedicated platforms such as The Food and Wine Academy.

Speaking about the appointment, Professor Kaye Chon, Dean and Chair Professor of the SHTM said, Professor Jeannie Cho Lee has demonstrated excellence and leadership in her field of practice. She will no doubt bring a unique depth of experience to this new position and help bridge the gap between academic and professional practice.

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