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2019 Featured Master Sommeliers

 

Kapalua Wine and Food Festival

Michael Jordan, MS, CWE

Director of Global Key Accounts, Jackson Family Fine Wines

Veteran Restaurateur and “Sommelier for the People” Michael Jordan is Director of Global Key Accounts for Jackson Family Fine Wines. Jordan also chair …

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Pat Okubo, MS

Young’s Market Hawaii

One of just 236 Master Sommeliers in the world, Patrick Okubo passed the exam on his 29th birthday in July 2011—making him one youngest to achieve the …

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Rob Bigelow, MS

Senior Director of Wine Education and On-Premise Development

As Senior Director of Wine Education and On-Premise Development, Rob Bigelow oversees all wine education programs for Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. As p …

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2019 Featured Panelists

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Richie Allen Panelist

Richie Allen

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California Cabernet Sauvignon Vertical

Rich Aurilia

Rich Aurilia

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Wide World of Sports

ANNE CHARLOTTE BACHAS

Anne-Charlotte Bachas

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Grenache with Panache

Greg Brewer

Greg Brewer

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Sta. Rita Hills AVA

Ted Edwards

Ted Edwards

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Cabernet Sauvignon Vertical

Vince Ferragamo

Vince Ferragamo

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Wide World of Sports



Teresa Heredia

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Petaluma Gap AVA

Laely Heron

Laely Heron

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Grenache with Panache

Rich Longoria

Richard Longoria

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Sta. Rita Hills AVA

Ryan Prichard

Ryan Prichard

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Petaluma Gap AVA

Richard Sanford

Richard Sanford

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Sta. Rita Hills AVA

Fred Scherrer

Fred Scherrer

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California Cabernet Sauvignon

Mikael Sigouin

Mikael Sigouin

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Grenache with Panache

Mike Sullivan

Mike Sullivan

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Grenache with Panache

Julien-Teichmann

Julien Teichmann

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Petaluma Gap AVA

Tyler Thomas

Tyler Thomas

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Sta. Rita Hills AVA/ California Cabernet Sauvignon

Ricky Trombetta

Rickey Trombetta

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Petaluma Gap AVA



Charles Woodson

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Wide World of Sports