Who We Are

GuildSomm is a nonprofit international membership organization for sommeliers and wine professionals that promotes education, collaboration, and healthy debate while maintaining the key values of the sommelier profession: integrity, humility, and hospitality. We’re here to help you expand your knowledge of the wine world, network, and stay up-to-date on industry news and trends. Our partner organization SommFoundation helps GuildSomm members meet their educational goals through scholarships and enrichment trips.Feature articles, podcasts, and videos are publicly available and cover varied topics on the world of wine. For members, we have additional in-depth educational materials, forums for discussion, events, and much more. Learn more about membership here!You can also find us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Vimeo, and YouTube.

Staff
Board of Directors
Geoff Kruth, MS: President
Stacy Ladenburger: Community Manager & Editor
Vincent Morrow: Education Director
Emily Nixon: Events Manager
Christine Sayre: CFO & Membership Director
Kelli White: Senior Staff Writer

Fred Dame, MS, Chairman: VP of Prestige Accounts, American Wine and Spirits California
Gray Randolph, Vice Chairman: Executive Vice President, CBRE
Jennifer Huether, MS: Prestige Account Manager for Canada, Jackson Family Wines
Shelley Lindgren: Owner and Wine Director, A16, A16 Rockridge, and SPQR
June Rodil, MS: Beverage Director and Partner, McGuire Moorman Hospitality Group
Sabato Sagaria, MS: Chief Restaurant Officer, Union Square Hospitality Group
Nicholas Paris, MW: Director Global Sourcing, E.& J. Gallo Winery