Interested in our market-leading resources for your wine/whiskey event or special situation?

We are the best wine & spirits advisory firm and sommelier company in the United States, with a local expert team in each North American city.
We also offer full service in all major business cities of Europe, Asia and Australia.

Our headquarters office team in California returns every call or email within 15 minutes... and usually we take your call right away.


The Sommelier Company

+1 310 467 5582

A Subsidiary of Sommelier Capital Advisors LLC

Huntington Beach, California


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The Sommelier Company is America's #1 Commercial Resource for Wine Expertise.

More than 350 advanced wine and spirits professionals as well as educators across the country work with us, in addition to a strong business management and event professional team located in our Orange County, California headquarters.

The Sommelier Company is German owned and managed. We guarantee unmatched reliability and loyalty to our clients and business partners. Our firm is exceptionally well organized, and famous for German quality as well as efficiency among our repeat clients, partners, and even competitors.

Top hotels, meeting professionals, Fortune 500 companies, wine trade organization and uncompromising collectors all choose to work with our firm. No other sommelier & wine/spirits advisory firm in the world currently enjoys a higher reputation.

Best Wine Quality Sommelier Company

Advisory Board:

Peter Koff, MW
Master of Wine, the Institute of Masters of Wine
Los Angeles, California

Kate LeNormand, CWE, DipWSET
Certified Wine Educator, Society of Wine Educators
Sedona, Arizona

Gary Spadafore, CWE
Certified Wine Educator, Society of Wine Educators
Phoenix, Arizona

Prof. Dr. Jörn Kleinhans, CFA

CEO of Sommelier Capital Advisors LLC
Orange County, California

Dr. Patrick Farrell, MW
Master of Wine, the Institute of Masters of Wine
Los Angeles, California

Christopher Bates, MS
Master Sommelier, Court of Master Sommeliers
Finger Lakes, New York

Dr. Michael Pariser, DipWSET
Diplomate of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust
Los Angeles, California

Prof. Joe Poshek, DipWSET
Diplomate of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust
Orange County, California

Contact the board members directly:

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As a result of our performance in the industry, The Sommelier Company can choose from the best sommeliers and wine/whiskey professionals in the world. As the original institution for commercial sommelier expertise, only the most effective wine specialists and sommeliers can be considered to deliver on our client mandates. Knowledge, intellect, speaking ability, objective communication skills and blind-tasting proficiency are important.

Basic qualifications include certifications from the Society of Wine Educators, the Wine and Spirits Education Trust and other education providers of wine standards, like the Court of Master Sommeliers. Specializations in whiskey (both scotch and bourbon), as well as beer, cigars or tequila are a plus.

Many of our wine specialists hold master's and doctoral degrees, and have active or former backgrounds in finance and academia.

Are you a good match? If so, submit an application with photo, resume and objectives to

The Sommelier Company is currently accepting applications from exceptional sommeliers worldwide, wine and whiskey specialists carrying the top industry credentials, as well as event managers and wine writers with a degree from a global top 50 university.