Claire is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and a candidate in the Diploma Program of the WSET (Wine and Spirits Education Trust). She is Cellar Master for the International Wine & Food Society, Lake Tahoe, where she purchases and manages a cellar of 1,500+ bottles ($100,000 - $125,000) and plans food and wine pairings for their events.  Claire also develops and delivers educational seminars for winery staff, clubs and enthusiasts and judges at various wine competitions around California. Visit her website at:

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