Certified Italian Wine Professionals

Italian Wine Central is pleased to present the roster of more than 250 Italian Wine Professionals. We congratulate all of them for their achievement.

First Name Surname Affiliation City State Country Year H*
N. Kodjo Adovor Houston TX 2015 H
Victoria Allman Fort Lauderdale FL 2017
Lee Anderson Eataly Chicago IL 2018
Brenda Audino Spirited Grape Napa CA 2015
Gary Averill Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Orlando FL 2017
Jennifer Ayre Mountain View CA 2014 H
Anthony Azzollini Caffè Roma Burlingame CA 2015
Stephanie Earthman Baird Texas Wine School Houston TX 2015 H
Melissa Barnett Omaha NE 2018
Anna Abney Bartolini La Balena Carmel CA 2015
Michael Bass Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Austin TX 2017
Brian Bauer Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chesterfield MO 2017
Linda Kathryn Bechtel Italia Outdoors Food and Wine Newburyport MA 2017 H
Robert Becker Hess Collection Winery Napa CA 2015
Pete Beem Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chicago IL 2017 H
Joseph C. Bellino Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits New York NY 2017
Evelyn Belter Washington DC 2014 H
Nicole Bernard Ashburn VA 2015
Alessandro Bernini Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits New York NY 2016 H
Ryan Berry Acanto Chicago IL 2018
James Biddle Learning Community Project Dayton OH 2016 H
Anthon Bielecki Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Miami FL 2017 H
Brittany Bir 42 Silicon Valley Palo Alto CA 2018
Maryann Bodayle San Francisco CA 2014
Alessandro Boga Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015 H
Lisa Boissier J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines San Jose CA 2014 H
Michelle Bouchard Martignetti Companies Manchester NH 2016
Tiy Bowton Total Wine & More Long Beach CA 2016 H
Troy Brady Philadelphia PA 2017
Robert Brauer San Francisco CA 2016 H
Rino Brigliadori Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Plano TX 2017
Jodie Bruno Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Syosset NY 2017
Christopher Buddress Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2017 H
Catherine Bugue Napa Valley Wine Academy Napa CA 2015 H
Jenni Burgess San Francisco CA 2016 H
Giorgio Caflisch Texas Wine School Houston TX 2015 H
Pietro Caldarelli Secaucus NJ 2015 H
Christine Carpentier Lyra Wine San Mateo CA 2015 H
Gabrielle Carrelli Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits New York NY 2017 H
Joe Cartafalsa Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Syosset NY 2017 H
Loralee Case MGM Grand Las Vegas NV 2017
Jamie Chae Sacramento CA 2016 H
Andrew Chalk Wine writer Dallas TX 2015
Michael Chavez San Jose CA 2015
Anthony Cheng Hong Kong Hong Kong 2016 H
Helena Cheng Houston TX 2015 H
Kevin Ka-Chun Cheung Hong Kong Hong Kong 2018 H
Madeline Clark Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Dallas TX 2017 H
Crista Coccia Piedmont CA 2016 H
Rachel H. Coe Rosewood Sand Hill Monte Sereno CA 2016 H
Paul Coker Michael Mina’s Stonehill Tavern Dana Point CA 2017
Juliana Colangelo Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015
Lindsay Colucci Westerly RI 2018
Joanne Costello Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Miami FL 2017
Nathalie Coupet Miami FL 2016 H
Doug Croll Tolerant Taster Yonkers NY 2015 H
Alicia Cuadra-Cutler Cuadra Wine Consulting Monterey Bay CA 2015
William Cupach Normal IL 2016 H
Jenna Cushman Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Las Vegas NV 2017
Rick Cusker Wine judge Pittsford NY 2015 H
Michael D’Angelo Vero Beach FL 2016
Genevieve Daly Henry Wine Group Santa Cruz CA 2015
Clara Dalzell Flatiron Wines & Spirits New York NY 2017 H
Caroline Dandurand Philippe Dandurand Wines Montreal QC Canada 2015
Thomas Darwin Lompoc CA 2017 H
Daniela DaSuta The Vineyard at Florence Florence TX 2015 H
Annie Davis Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Las Vegas NV 2017
Rosanne De Benedetti CA 2017 H
Carmine DeLuca PeerView Institute for Medical Education Washington DC 2014 H
Erin P. DeMara Zonin USA West Palm Beach FL 2016 H
Alessandra Diana Santa Rosa CA 2016 H
Fred Dinger Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Jupiter FL 2017 H
Vincent DiPino Bin 604 Wine Sellers Baltimore MD 2014
Maggie Doherty Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015
Anthony Dominigue Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Denham Springs LA 2017 H
Jenna Donatiello Noble Wine Imports Austin TX 2015 H
Brandon Donoher Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Syosset NY 2017
Theresa Downs San Rafael CA 2016
Jennifer Drapisch Constellation Brands San Francisco CA 2017
Maximo du Bouchet Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Denver CO 2017
Marisa Dvari New York NY 2017 H
Giulia Dwight Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015
Jacob Emberton Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chicago IL 2017
Gary Enloe Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chicago IL 2017
Eric Entrikin Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Union City CA 2017 H
Michael Epstein Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Austin TX 2017
Laurie McKnight Erhard Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits St. Louis MO 2017
Michelle Erland Giovanni Rana New York NY 2016 H
Eduardo R. Estrada Santa Rosa CA 2018
Adam Etchegoyen David Burke Group Aspen CO 2016 H
Frank Filippini Redwood City CA 2016 H
Mark Fleming New Oak Productions Houston TX 2015 H
Carlos Flores Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits The Woodlands TX 2017
Joshua Franck Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Orlando FL 2017
Wesley Freitas Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Los Angeles CA 2018
Daniel French A16 San Francisco CA 2015 H
Jonathan Frost AuburnJames Winery St. Helena CA 2016
Kurt Garbars Wine Education Institute Golden CO 2015 H
Jay Gilmore Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2018 H
David Glancy San Francisco Wine School San Francisco CA 2014 H
Miriam Gonzalez Hilton Head Island SC 2017
Carl Greek Murrieta CA 2017 H
Brittany Gregory Veraison Cambridge ON Canada 2016
Andrew Grunner Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Henderson NV 2017 H
Michael Guerra Enoteca La Storia Los Gatos CA 2015 H
Erick Haglund Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Spokane WA 2018
Rob Harpest Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Las Vegas NV 2017 H
Barbara Hartman Henderson NV 2015 H
Kyle Harvey FPO AE 2017
George Hashbarger, Jr. Knoxville TN 2016 H
James Heffron Maryland Club Baltimore MD 2014
Jessica Gayle Helfand Bottle Babble Alexandria VA 2015 H
Nicholas Helliwell Texas Wine School Houston TX 2015 H
Colleen Helm Vino per Tutti & Enoteca Wine Bar Bozeman/Big Sky MT 2017
Claire Hennessy Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015 H
Sybil Hennigar Boothbay Harbor ME 2016 H
Caroline Hermann Capital Wine School Washington DC 2014
Andrew C. Hill Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2018 H
Paloma Hinahon Lucia Dallas TX 2017
Brian Hines Pearson’s Wine & Spirits Washington DC 2014 H
P. Andrew Hisey Indianapolis IN 2018 H
Anthony Ho Alexandria VA 2018 H
Tim Hollaway Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Austin TX 2017
Douglas Howell Zonin USA Orlando FL 2017
Chih Peng Hsu Langley BC Canada 2016 H
Allison Hupp Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits San Francisco CA 2017 H
Samantha Januszeski Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015 H
Derek Jarosz Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chicago IL 2017 H
Roy Jay UncorkedGourmet.com Orlando FL 2016 H
Kevin Jeffers Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2017
Rose Johnson Las Vegas NV 2018 H
Crist Jones Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Austin TX 2017
Don Jost Vino per Tutti Bozeman MT 2016 H
Dimitrios Kaloudis Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits New York NY 2017 H
Rob Karstedt Martignetti Companies Manchester NH 2016 H
Csilla Kato Napa CA 2018 H
Wendy Keefer Cellar Experience Charleston SC 2016 H
Tim Kenneally Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Sacramento CA 2017 H
James King Texas Wine School Houston TX 2015 H
Michelle Klein Colorado Springs CO 2017 H
Ekaterina Klochkova Lakeside Grill Las Vegas NV 2017 H
Margaux Kugelman Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Orange CA 2018
John Louis Kulusich Jr. Rosewood Sand Hill San Jose CA 2016
Tyler Kyle Yountville CA 2016
Erin Landsberg Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2018
Brendan Lawson Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2018 H
Ananda Layman Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Denver CO 2017
Dale Leden Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Rockford IL 2017
Chang Min Lee Seoul South Korea 2018 H
Chloe Lefler The Winebow Group Richmond CA 2017 H
Michael Levine Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2018
Harry Lieferink Vitis Aurunca Amsterdam Netherlands 2017
Amanda Littmann Cottage Grove OR 2014
Dorothy Livick Tazza Kitchen Richmond VA 2014 H
Amber Lossing Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits CA 2017
Sadie Maccarone Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2018 H
Michael Maderia Pawcatuck CT 2018 H
Kitty Malloy Martignetti Companies Manchester NH 2016
Michael Markarian Washington DC 2015 H
Sofia Elisa Martinez Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Miami FL 2017
Jonathan Marvin Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Seattle WA 2018 H
Mindy Foster Mason Twisted Sippers Salt Lake City UT 2015
Kathryn House McClaskey House of Wine Boise ID 2017
Colleen McLeod Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits San Francisco CA 2017
Nathan Mears Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Phoenix AZ 2016
Nicholas Mercorelli Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits New York NY 2017
Adam Mersincavage Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Syracuse NY 2017 H
Chris Miller San Francisco Wine School El Cerrito CA 2015 H
Kerri Miller The Vine Collective New York NY 2017
Kristy Miller Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Houston TX 2017
Michelle Miller Reno NV 2018 H
Valerie Mirza Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chicago IL 2017
Vincent Mongin Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2017
Tim Moore Young’s Market Company San Francisco CA 2017 H
Vanessa Moore Unwined Alexandria VA 2014
Kathy Morgan Capital Wine School Washington DC 2014 H
Danielle Morris Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Reno NV 2017
Timothy Morse Fruit of the Vine-Wine.com Washington DC 2014 H
Regan Murphy Mt. Sinai NY 2017
Luciano Paolo Nesi L’Opera Group of Restaurants Manila Philippines 2015 H
Henry Nixon Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Miami FL 2017
Karri Norton Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Seattle WA 2018 H
Kate Nye Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Austin TX 2017 H
Raymond O’Mara Jr. Capital Wine School Washington DC 2014 H
Marlon Obando Andaz Napa Napa CA 2014
R. Christian Oggenfuss Napa Valley Wine Academy Napa CA 2015 H
Sophie Oppelt The Broadmoor Colorado Springs CO 2016
Josh Ordiway Lauber Imports New York NY 2017 H
Leslie Osborne Denver CO 2017
Menno Ozinga Sauwerd Netherlands 2018 H
Liz Palmer Texas Wine School Houston TX 2015 H
H. Lindsey Parris Capital Wine School Washington DC 2015 H
Evangeline Claire Paschal Hunton & Williams Washington DC 2015 H
Angelo Perez Washington area DC 2015
James Perry Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits San Francisco CA 2017
Douglas W. Peters Chappaqua NY 2015
Shelby Peterson C Lazy U Ranch Granby CO 2016
Joe Phillips Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Las Vegas NV 2016 H
Rick Pitcher Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Austin TX 2017
Irene Quinn Bella Giornata Tours Portland OR 2018
Joshua Rayman Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Vail AZ 2016 H
Mary Jane Reiter M4 Winery Saratoga CA 2014 H
Matthew Reitz Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Las Vegas NV 2017
William Reynolds Atlanta Wine School Lilburn GA 2017 H
Gillian Robb Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Austin TX 2017 H
John Robinson St. Helena CA 2018 H
Andrew Robison Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2017
Mary Grace Rodarte Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Tucson AZ 2016 H
Chris Rodgers Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Louisville KY 2017
Christina Ronchetti Marietta GA 2016
Taylor Root Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Orlando FL 2017 H
Eric Rueber Tujunga CA 2017
Laura Ruocco Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015 H
Aom S. Atlanta GA 2017 H
Nicolette St. Angel ENSA Los Gatos CA 2017 H
Harry Salter Castle Pines CO 2018
Gordon Sandmeier Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Long Beach NY 2017
Kristina Sazama Santa Margherita USA Miami Beach FL 2018
Caleb Schiff Pizzicletta Flagstaff AZ 2017
Jim Schleich Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Rochester NY 2017
Jason Schrank Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Albuquerque NM 2017 H
Paul Schutte Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits New York NY 2017
Massimo Serradimigni The Winebow Group Skokie IL 2016 H
Rebecca Severs Bari Ristorante Memphis TN 2017
Brian Sheehan Sonoma CA 2017 H
Carl Silvestri SilVino Florham Park NJ 2016
Bojan Splavski Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Los Angeles CA 2017
Timothy Steele Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Dallas TX 2017 H
Adriano Stefanutti iPhor Trading Manila Philippines 2015
Gina Stipo At the Italian Table Louisville KY 2017 H
Guy Stout Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Houston TX 2017
Chip Stryker Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits New Orleans LA 2016
Fred Swan San Francisco Wine School San Francisco CA 2014
Austin Tabbone High Street Wine Co. San Antonio TX 2018
Michael Taniwa Honolulu HI 2016
Bill Teefy Doc’s Wine Shop Hayward CA 2014 H
Michelle Tenazas Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Las Vegas NV 2017 H
Kirstin E. Thomas San Francisco CA 2016 H
Rebecca J. Thompson Springfield VA 2015 H
Ned Towle Westchester Wine School Westchester County NY 2015 H
Scott Townley Verizon Bridgewater NJ 2017 H
Kimberly Trainor Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chicago IL 2017
Mindy Unverferth Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Cerritos CA 2017
Jennifer Uygur Lucia Dallas TX 2017 H
Melanie Vacchio Washington area DC 2015 H
Christian Van Dijk Cuvee Wine Table Louisville KY 2018
Kristen Van Horn Martignetti Companies Norwood MA 2016
Blaine Verde Siena Imports Oakland CA 2015 H
Cynthia Walesch Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits West Palm Beach FL 2017 H
Lauren Walsh Pompano Beach FL 2016 H
Paul D. Warburton The Woodlands TX 2015
Christopher Ward Campbell CA 2015
William Ward Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Syosset NY 2017 H
Tripp Warren Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Syosset NY 2017 H
Jessica Waugh Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Las Vegas NV 2016 H
Adam Weber Dante Pizzeria Omaha NE 2016
Paul Kelly Wheeler Vino Venue Atlanta GA 2016 H
Chani Wiggins Washington DC 2014 H
David Wildman San Mateo CA 2017 H
Jessica Williams Lauber Imports New York NY 2017
Ken Winn Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Chicago IL 2017 H
Zachary Wise Lettieri & Co. Brisbane CA 2016
Christopher Wisner Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Santa Rosa CA 2017
Kristen Wright Palm Bay International LA 2017 H
Shaun Wright Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Tampa FL 2017
Michael Wyant Naples FL 2016 H
Jason Wyatt Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Louisville KY 2016
Paul Yanon Colangelo & Partners New York NY 2015 H
Bashir M. Yonoszai Paul's of Chevy Chase Washington DC 2015 H
Jay Youmans Capital Wine School, Rock Creek Wine Merchants Washington DC 2014 H
Michael Yuhas West Milford NJ 2015 H

*H indicates Honors level