SmartBrief Serves Up A New E-Newsletter with the Culinary Institute of America

New daily Wine SmartBrief provides curated information to culinary professionals

Washington, D.C., October 14, 2013 – Glasses were raised today as digital publisher SmartBrief, Inc. launched a brand-new e-brief published in partnership with the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). The new Wine SmartBrief will reach over 40,000 culinary professionals and wine connoisseurs around the world, serving up the latest information on vineyards, vintages, and more.

Founded in 1946, the CIA is an independent, not-for-profit college offering associate and bachelor's degrees with majors in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, and culinary science, as well as certificate programs. As the world's premier culinary college, the CIA provides thought leadership in the areas of professional excellence, health & wellness, sustainability, and world cuisines and cultures through research and conferences. The new Wine SmartBrief – the CIA’s second SmartBrief – supports the CIA’s mission of providing students and professionals with the general knowledge and specific skills necessary to live successful lives and to grow into positions of influence and leadership in their chosen profession. 

The Wine SmartBrief serves up information on wines and beverages from around the world and gives readers the foundation of knowledge to research and choose the right ones for any meal or occasion. The brief joins a wide range of renowned, industry-focused e-newsletters providing carefully curated business intelligence for senior executives, thought leaders, and industry professionals across more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities. 

Edited by Patricia Smith and Amy Sung, the daily Wine SmartBrief is initially expected to reach over 76,000 culinary students and professionals, providing the information and insight they need to advance their careers – the Smart way. 

A leader in the digital content industry, SmartBrief’s mission is providing its nearly 5 million readers a competitive edge by providing relevant, timely, and reliable information as efficiently as possible. Also available at, SmartBrief’s curated content empowers its readers to make smarter decisions for their businesses – and their careers. 

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Joe Webster
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