Colin Budzyna grew up in Newburyport and attended The Boston Conservatory to receive his bachelors degree. While in college, Colin fell in love with wine, working part time at Eataly Boston and Bar in Boston. He decided to make it official and study wine at Boston University, where he spent 2 semesters in their wine certificate program before becoming certified through WSET. Colin currently lives in Manhattan where he teaches wine workshops via Zoom.