DJ Kearney is a Vancouver-based wine educator, consultant and global wine expert. Her decades in the wine industry have embraced teaching, wine writing and criticism, judging and speaking. DJ holds the WSET Diploma, the ISG Sommelier Diploma and has spent four years in the Master of Wine program. She is a WSET educator working for many global wine bodies and has trained hundreds of sommeliers throughout North America. She heads the WSET courses at the Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts and has started a judge training program in Canada to help prepare the next generation of wine judges. DJ is the Director of Wine at Vancouver’s Terminal City Club. She's been the the Vice President of CAPS-BC and responsible for the Best Sommelier of BC competition and has directed two Best Sommelier of Canada competitions. While DJ is devoted to the wines of her home province and has helped guide the BC industry over the past two decades, she's also an ambassador/educator for many global wine marketing entities such as Wines of Argentina.