Laura Balderelli
Laura Balderelli
East Coast Sales Manager
Ancient Peaks Winery
Noel Basso
Noel Basso
Senior Coastal Winemaker
The Wine Group
Mollie Battenhouse
Mollie Battenhouse
National Director of Wine Education
Jackson Family Wines
Jesse Becker MS
Mr. Jesse Becker MS
Portfolio Specialist
Winebow
Ioana Benga
Ioana Benga
Export Manager
Jidvei
Yannick Benjamin
Mr. Yannick Benjamin
Sommelier
Wine on Wheels/ Contento NYC
Vanessa Bernarding
Vanessa Bernarding
Vice President, Talent Management & Human Resources
Total Wine & More
JOHN BLAZON
JOHN BLAZON
Vice President, MS
Jackson Family Wines
Sandy Block, MW
Sandy Block, MW
Vice President of Beverage Operations
Legal Sea Foods
Alessandro Boga
Mr. Alessandro Boga
Italian Portfolio Specialist
Wilson Daniels
Wayland Boyd
Wayland Boyd
Sr. Brand Manager
Fetzer Vineyards
Bill Brandel
Bill Brandel
VP Sales/Marketing
Somm Journal
William Bruder
William Bruder
Northern Virginia Sales
Port City Brewing Company
Bonnie Buchanan
Ms. Bonnie Buchanan
Business Development Advisor
Wine & Spirit Education Trust
Timothy Cabral
Timothy Cabral
Co-Founder
Ordinary New Haven
Christy Canterbury, MW
Christy Canterbury, MW
Award Winning Journalist
Julie Case
Julie Case
Award Winning Journalist
Wine & Spirits Magazine
Jim Clarke
Jim Clarke
Marketing Manager
Wines of South Africa
Ben Coffelt, CSW
Ben Coffelt, CSW
Sales Manager
Society of Wine Educators
Jann Cotter
Jann Cotter
SVP Wine Sales Education
Jackson Family Wines
Matt Crafton
Matt Crafton
Winemaker
Chateau Montelena
Daniel de la Nuez
Daniel de la Nuez
Co-Founder
Forthave Spirits
Frederic Delivert
Frederic Delivert
Winemaker
Edna Valley's Tolosa
Jon Emmerich
Jon Emmerich
Winemaker
Silverado Vineyards
Eric Entrikin
Eric Entrikin
MS, Germain Robin Ambassador
E & J Gallo
Derek Epps
Derek Epps
Event Marketing Strategist
E. & J. Gallo
Jacky Fitzgerald
Jacky Fitzgerald
Craft / Hotel On- Premise Manager
Premium Distributors
Aaron Fox
Aaron Fox
Owner
Forthave spirits
Kirk Gaither
Kirk Gaither
National Sales Director
Clyde May's Whiskey
Mary Gorman-McAdams
Mary Gorman-McAdams
MW, Director
International Wine Center
Jacob Gragg
Jacob Gragg
Brand Ambassador
Ca' del Bosco
David Green
David Green
Principal / Managing Director & Partner
David Green Co. / Westwood Wines
Diane Gross
Ms. Diane Gross
Owner
Cork Wine Bar
Donald Hackett, CSW
Donald Hackett, CSW
Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager
Maisons, Marques, and Domaines
Wes Hagen
Wes Hagen
Winemaker
J. Wilkes Wines
Shields Hood, CSS, CWE
Shields Hood, CSS, CWE
General Manager
Society of Wine Educators
Mike Howard
Mike Howard
President
Southwest Spirits
Eugenio Jardim
Eugenio Jardim
US Ambassador
Wines of Portugal
Lia Jones
Lia Jones
Executive Director
Diversity In Wine and Spirits
Robert Jones, MS
Robert Jones, MS
Advanced Sake Professional
Kysela Pere et Fils, LTD.
Michael Kaiser
Michael Kaiser
Vice President
WineAmerica
Jayme Kosar
Jayme Kosar
CEO, Founder, Head Sommelier
Society Wine Bar Franchise Group
Brent Kroll
Brent Kroll
Proprietor & Sommelier
Maxwell DC
Geoff Labitzke
Geoff Labitzke
MW, Director of Sales
Kistler Vineyards
Lars Leicht
Mr. Lars Leicht
VP Communication and Trade Relations
The Somm Journal
Olivier Lotterie
Olivier Lotterie
Vice President & Mid Atlantic Sales Manager
Vineyard Brands
Santiago Margozzini
Santiago Margozzini
Head Winemaker
Montgras
Sara Maule
Miss Sara Maule
Italian Fine Wine Specialist
Frederick Wildman & Sons
Meridith May
Meridith May
Publisher & Editorial Director
The Tasting Panel, The SOMM Journal & The Clever Root
Sharron McCarthy
Sharron McCarthy
Vice President of Wine Education
Banfi Vintners
Rob McCaughey
Rob McCaughey
Business Development Manager, Americas - Spirits & Sake
WSET
Amanda McCrossin
Amanda McCrossin
Sommelier & YouTube Vlogger
Dave McIntyre
Mr. Dave McIntyre
Wine Columnist
The Washington Post
Dan Mckee
Dan Mckee
Master Distiller
Michter's
Sachiko Miyagi
Sachiko Miyagi
Instructor
Sake School of America
Peter Mondavi Jr.
Peter Mondavi Jr.
Owner
Charles Krug Winery
Eric Moorer
Eric Moorer
Beverage Director
“or, The Whale”, Pittsburgh, PA
Giovanni Nencini
Giovanni Nencini
Managing Director
LUX Wines
Ira Norof
Ira Norof
Director of Education
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits of California
Larry OBrien
Larry OBrien
MS, Kendall-Jackson National Ambassador
Jackson Family Wines
Ane Ortueta
Ane Ortueta
Wine Ambassador
J. Garcia-Carrion
Jake Parrot
Jake Parrot
Sales Manager
Haus Alpenz
Lucas Paya
Lucas Paya
Owner
LUCASPAYA, LLC
Jenny Pfafflin
Jenny Pfafflin
Exam Manager
Cicerone Certification Program
Jeffrey Porter
Jeffrey Porter
Director of Liquid Assets
Bastianich Hospitality Group NYC
Edward Rapp
Edward Rapp
District Manager
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits
Casper Rice
Casper Rice
Corporate Wine Director
Fabio Trabocchi Restaurants - Washington, D.C.
Winn Roberton
Winn Roberton
Head Sommelier
Bourbon Steak
Steve Rogstad
Steve Rogstad
Winemaker
Cuvaison Estate Wines
Dave Rudman
Dave Rudman
Executive Director
WSET Americas
Michael Scaffidi
Michael Scaffidi
Wine
Drinkbrandpartners
Fran Schmitz
Fran Schmitz
Business Development Manager
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
Erik Segelbaum
Mr. Erik Segelbaum
Advanced Sommelier & Chief Vinnovation Officer
SOMLYAY LLC
Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
Mrs. Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan
MW, Founder
MasterWineOnline.com
Joseph Spellman
Joseph Spellman
MS
JUSTIN Vineyards/Landmark VIneyards
Karthik Sudhir
Karthik Sudhir
Founder & CEO
Phenomenal Spirits
Alan Tardi
Alan Tardi
James Beard Award Winning Journalist and Author
Gretchen Thomas
Gretchen Thomas
CSW, CMS, WSET, Vice President of Beverage
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group
Kasia Tomecka
Kasia Tomecka
Wine Educator
Capital Wine School