GuildSomm Appoints New Board Member - Daniela Frison


November 10, 2020   


Chris Tanghe,

GuildSomm Names Daniela Frison of Montreal as New Board of Directors Member

PETALUMA, CA – The GuildSomm Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Daniela Frison has accepted a position as a member of the GuildSomm Board. Her three-year term will begin on January 1, 2021, with opportunity to commit to additional terms. The Board looks forward to welcoming Frison’s expertise and input as they strive to provide educational excellence for wine professionals and aficionados. 

Frison is the Founder and Principal of Le Vin Nécessaire, a wine consulting business that offers its clients personalized shopping and cellaring services and wine education; the company also consults for restaurants and other businesses looking to reinvent their wine lists. Prior to founding Le Vin Nécessaire, Frison worked in wine sales and importation.

Born in Ecuador and based in Montreal, Canada, Frison will bring an international perspective to GuildSomm’s Board of Directors. She is fluent in Spanish, French, Italian, and English, and her pursuit of wine and business education has allowed her exposure to many important wine markets. She holds a degree in International Business from HEC Montréal and a Level 4 Diploma from the WSET School in London. Committed to continuing her education, Frison plans to pursue a Master of Wine title through the Institute of Masters of Wine. The GuildSomm Board of Directors is confident that Frison will be an advocate for innovation and inclusion at GuildSomm.

About GuildSomm:

GuildSomm is a nonprofit international membership organization for wine professionals that promotes education and community. The organization strives to uphold the values of hospitality, inclusivity, and integrity in its content, and actively works to create a platform that welcomes a variety of perspectives.