Crystal Cameron-Schaad owns Crystal Palate, a wine education, consulting and multi-media company based in Coastal Virginia. She is a keynote speaker and radio show host of Crystal Palate’s Wine Country. The weekly program airs Saturday mornings on Cville 107.5 and 1260 WCHV in the Charlottesville market and has a strong focus on Virginia’s dynamic wine industry.
Crystal is an award-winning journalist who spent more than a decade working in the broadcast industry as an anchor and reporter before pursuing her passion for the fruit of the vine. She is a certified sommelier and is currently working on her Diploma certification with the Wine Spirit and Education Trust (WSET). Crystal is a member of the Guild of Sommeliers and the Society of Wine Educators.