About: svetlana

Svetlana Yanushkevich, the owner of WineNot, grew up on the southern peninsula of Ukraine, known as Crimea. Crimea is famous for its 2,000-year-old tradition of winemaking. As a child she learned about wine from her uncle, who worked in Massandra, the imperial winery of Nikolai II, Czar of Russia. Later she graduated from the Crimean State Agricultural University with an MS in Viticulture, and PhD in Agriculture. She then worked as an Associate Professor of viticulture at the Crimean Agro-Industrial College. In 2002 Svetlana’s roots were transplanted to the United States, where she decided to broaden her education in wine. She enrolled in the London-based Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET), one of the most internationally prestigious programs, and completed its highest degree, Diploma Level, in just 4 years. Svetlana managed the wine program at several very prestigious Philadelphia restaurants, the three-diamond restaurant The Marker, and four-diamond Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar. She worked as wine educator for corporate and private clients in Philadelphia. In 2007 she and her family moved to Nashua, NH, where she decided to open WineNot Boutique, winner of “The Best of The Best Wine Shop of NH 2011-2014” by Hippo, “The Best Wine Store of Greater Nashua 2011″ by Nashua Telegraph, “The Best Wines of Greater Nashua 2011″ by Nashua Telegraph, “The only A rated Wine Shop of NH” by the Better Business Bureau of NH. Svetlana Continues to offer her expertise by offering unique wine educational events to private and corporate clients.

Recent Posts by svetlana

July 8th, France vs Italy, Kevin vs Svetlana Wine Tasting

italy-versus-franceTuesday July 8th,  (6:30-8:30p.m.) Special Event of the Month: "French Wines vs Italian Wines" $40.00 All wines tasted are 10% off after the tasting On Tuesday July 8th (6:30-8:30p.m.) we will hold a Special Event of the Month at The Wine Steward: " France vs. Italy; Kevin vs Svetlana". I was inspired to do this wine...
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July 19th Wine and BBQ Party

bbq-at-the-wine-stewardPlease join us on July 19th from 12-5pm during our regular Saturday wine tasting for a wine and BBQ party. Chef Flora will be cooking up some great vittles to pair with the wine:

  • ~ Pulled Pork Sliders with white Alabama sauce/or BBQ sauce
  • ~ Cole slaw
  • ~...
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