Master Of Wine Peter Marks Joins Webflakes Advisory Board Industry Expert to Advise the Webflakes Wine Content Category

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Webflakes, a leading online content destination that translates top lifestyle blogs from around the world into English, today announced that Peter Marks, Master of Wine, vice president of education at Constellation Brands has joined Webflakes' advisory board. In this position, Marks will help recruit skilled international wine bloggers and critics with a unique perspective and deep knowledge of the wine industry to grow Webflakes' content within the wine category. With over three decades of experience in the wine industry, Marks is currently one of just 34 Masters of Wine residing in the United States.

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Webflakes.com currently features translated content from more than 70 international bloggers who bring their expertise to a variety of lifestyle topics such as fashion, food & dining, wine, travel, relationships, architecture and design. Webflakes' top wine bloggers reside in the major wine regions of the world, including France, Italy, Spain and Argentina. By lifting the language barrier, Webflakes offers wine enthusiasts direct access to the perspectives and views of expert local bloggers from each of these countries, including: 

  • French wine writer Nicolas de Rouyn is the editor of the media group Bettane + Desseauve and also runs Bon Vivant, a blog created in 2008 that digs deep into wine and the world that surrounds it
  • Italian wine journalist and critic Franco Ziliani is one of the most respected and celebrated authorities of Italian wine and pens two blogs Vino al Vino and A Thousand Bubbles, the latter dedicated to the world of Italian sparkling wines
  • Italian blogger Fabrizio Gallino is accredited by the Italian Sommelier Association (AIS) and a taster for the National Organization of Wine Tasters in Italy (ONAV), and brings his expert wine palate to Enofaber's Blog

"I'm looking forward to working with Webflakes and am eager to bring fresh and authentic expert voices from around the world to contribute to the wealth of knowledge on wine found on the site," said Peter Marks, advisor to Webflakes and vice president of education at Constellation Brands. 

Webflakes CEO, Nathan Shuchami, added, "Our goal at Webflakes is to offer readers from around the world access to relevant content bypassing language barriers, through the help of our community of volunteer translators. The wine industry is a superb example of a globalized marketplace and with Peter's deep knowledge of the industry we are hoping to expand our global voices for our English readers."

Marks judges many international wine competitions and was previously vice president of Wine at COPIA, the American Center for Wine, Food & the Arts. Marks is also a member of the Society of Wine Educators, education coordinator for the Institute of Masters of Wine tasting exam in the U.S., and is on the board of directors of the Napa Valley Wine Library.

ABOUT WEBFLAKES
Webflakes features content from the world's leading international bloggers, translated into English, for our global readers to enjoy.  Passionate worldwide experts and trendsetters can now share their voice with an English speaking audience, with the help of a community of volunteer multilingual individuals who remove language barriers by utilizing their translation skills. For more information please visit our site at http://www.Webflakes.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Zella Panossian, Illume Public Relations
310.228.1300 / zella@illumepr.com

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