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Meet the Women Defining Quebec's Wine Scene

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Before the judges could finish announcing the winner of the Meilleur Ouvriers de France competition in the sommelier category last October, everyone knew it was going to be Pascaline Lepeltier. It wasn't just that the Master Sommelier had placed as a finalist three times before. As food writer Sylvie Bigar noticed , Lepeltier was the only "madame" among the nine contenders. In winning Lepeltier became the first woman to earn the title, chipping a crack into the glass ceiling that has long loomed over the French vocation. One month later she shattered it, becoming the first woman to be...
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