Roger Paige, media member and associate director of the International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA) shares the experience a group of of member had at the recent LA International Wine Competition held at the Shearton Fairplex in  Pomona, California. It is great to see our members as judges at the various judging tables. This is just one example of a Regional Membership Coordinator  trip put together for members.

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Maralyn D. HillThe Epicurean Explorer

International Food Wine & Travel Writers Association (IFWTWA)

Board Member, Co-Chair Conference & Media Trip Committee, Past President

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