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Wine Services for Any & Every Occasion


A casual wine night. A big celebration. Storing a rare bottle of wine.

For any and all of your wine needs, I am here to help and offer guidance. 

All services can be customized based on your needs and preferences. 

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Thanks again for your attention to detail and dedication to finding us the same wines in 3 different states!

- C.B. (New York)

Thank you so much for making our event such a delight. The feedback was terrific. You were able to engage our group well and appreciate your passion for wine.

- B.M. (D.C.)

The information was enjoyable and more thorough than most. I really appreciated that the wines were tailored to my tastes and I was able to taste/learn about specific regions. The wines were great and I'll be purchasing them again for home consumption.  

- J.L. (New York)

Great job! I thought it worked out really well and the feedback has been very positive. 

- M.M. (D.C.)

I'm so glad it all came together and [...] everyone had a great time! Thank you for making it possible!  

- J.N. (D.C.)

Wine Tastings

- Corporate Happy Hour

- Staff Wine Training

- Girls' Night

- Holiday Gatherings

Enjoy a tailored lineup of wines and a guided tasting for you and your guests.

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Other Somm Services

- Food & Wine Pairing 

- Home Cellar Management

- Special Occasion Wines

- Wine Bottle Aging Guidance


Need to find the perfect wine(s) for a special occasion? Wondering when to drink that gem from your cellar? I can help select the perfect pairings and advise when to uncork that special bottle.

Wine Industry Needs

- Wine Program Consulting

- Inventory Assistance

- Cellar Organization

- Menu Item & Wine Pairings

If you don't have a wine professional on your payroll, contracting a consultant can boost your sales and beverage program. 


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My genuine interest in wine began in 2013 and hasn't let up since!

I started hosting "wine nights" for my friends and quickly realized that

for me, wine was becoming more than just a hobby. 

  • 2017 - Moved to D.C. from Michigan 

  • 2018 - Changing careers from events to Food & Beverage

    • Began as a Host for a Michelin-star restaurant in a Forbes Five Star hotel in D.C. ​

  • 2019 - Enrolled in the WSET Level 3 Course

    • Passed the Level 3 exam with Merit (Distinction in Theory)​

    • Promoted to Wine Director 

  • 2020 - Covid Shutdown

    • Created The Social Somm during quarantine 

    • ​Career "pivot" as Operations Manager overseeing the development and opening of a 14,000 sq. ft. food hall in Foggy Bottom, D.C. ​​

  • 2021 - Passed the Court of Master Sommelier Certified Exam 

  • 2022 - Return to Hospitality!

    • Food & Beverage Outlets Manager at Willard InterContinental

  • 2023

    • Received my Diploma from the Wine & Spirits Educations Trust (WSET)

    • Received "Wine Program of the Year" for the Willard InterContinental 


I am currently planning to attend the Advanced Sommelier course in 2024 with intention to sit the exams in 2025. 

I created The Social Somm as a means of combining my two passions: event planning and wine! My hope is to create experiences that help others fall more deeply in love with wine, one sip at a time. 


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"My only regret in

life is that I did not drink more wine"

- Ernest Hemingway

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