Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine
Welcome to the Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine, in the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management. The Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine is an event and wine-tasting room designed and constructed with a Tuscan decor. Inspired by Bobby Lee's experiences and appreciation for Tuscany; the room is outfitted with the finest wine glasses, china, flatware and linens.
The Academy has state-of-the-art wine cellars and storage facilities to house the Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine collection of exceptional wines, as well as Lawrence's library of wine books and other reference material.
The Bobby Lee Lawrence Academy of Wine is located in the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management and has nearby access to 100 West Café's kitchen and storage space. The Academy serves as a training laboratory for students in the HRTM program and as an exceptional venue for intimate events. This unique facility is a lasting repository for knowledge of fine wine and cuisine providing exceptional educational opportunities for students in the HRTM program.
The Academy also inspires surrounding communities, particularly those with emerging wine industries, to learn more about the field of wine. The vision is that the Academy reflects Bobby Lee's commitment to excellence, allowing the next generations of HRTM professionals to develop expertise in this important field.