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Andrea Robinson, MS

Andrea Robinson, one of only 27 women in the world to hold the title of Master Sommelier, was the first woman to be named Best Sommelier in the United States and the first American woman to compete in the Concours Mondial des Sommeliers (Sommelier World Championship). She is the author of four top-selling books on wine and food, a 3-time James Beard Award winner, award-winning lifestyle television host, and creator of a game-changing line of wine stemware called The ONE. Having created innovative and award-winning wine and education programs for fine dining restaurants, Starwood Hotels, and as a Dean of the International Culinary Center culinary school in New York City (of which she is a chef graduate), Andrea curates Delta Air Lines’ wine program (since 2007), consults to Norwegian Cruise Line, and teaches for the Culinary Institute of America.

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