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Mr René Roger

Senior Lecturer - Oenology

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Nationality: French

Teaching program(s):
Bachelor
EMBA

Academic level

Master of Science (MSc) in Wine Management from the Office International de la Vigne et du Vin

Experience

René Roger began his professional career as a sommelier in some of the most prestigious hotels and restaurants in Europe.
To date, he maintains close contact with industry professionals and has many consulting mandates. He acts as speaker at major events in the wine industry, workshop facilitator in hotels and restaurants, and investment adviser for wine stock in restaurants and menu development. He also works as a consultant to wineries.
At EHL, René Roger is involved in many activities promoting the knowledge and appreciation of wine. He organizes visits on campus by wine and wine growing professionals, and works as a professor representing EHL for the Executive Master’s Program at the University of Washington State.


Activity

The elaboration of scientific tools and practices designed to create a wine stock for restaurants in the traditional restaurant network

Other qualifications

  • Diplôme de 3ème cycle de l’Université de Paris X (DESU), France
  • Beverage Management Certification, Cornell University, USA
  • Food and Beverage Management Certification, Cornell University, USA
  • HES-SO Certification « Didactic qualification »
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Wine Management from the Office International de la Vigne et du Vin
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