Tanisha Townsend

Tanisha Townsend

Tanisha is the founder and Chief Wine Officer of Girl Meets Glass, a wine lifestyle and education agency. She lives in Paris, France, where she conducts wine and food pairing experiences, hosts a podcast, and teaches wine courses at universities.


  • Tanisha has written for The Spruce Eats since January 2021.
  • She holds the WSET Level 3 Certification and is a Certified Specialist of Wine and Certified Specialist of Spirits through the Society of Wine Educators.
  • Her expertise includes wine education, French wine, food and wine pairings, and grape-based spirits.



About The Spruce

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