Andrea Robinson, one of the country’s leading wine educators, is one of only eighteen women in the world to hold the title of Master Sommelier. The first woman designated as Best Sommelier in the United States, Andrea is also an honors graduate of the French Culinary Institute and Sommelier for Delta Air Lines. She is the winner of three James Beard awards and was selected by Bon Appetit Magazine as Wine & Spirits Professional of The Year in 2004.
Andrea has written four top-selling wine and food books, including Everyday Dining with Wine, which won the prestigious IACP cookbook award. She has also created a ground-breaking wine stemware series called The One, which optimizes the tasting experience.
As a contributor to popular magazines such as Bon Appetit, Real Simple and Robb Report, Andrea shares her knowledge with thousands of consumers and professionals each month. She consults clients such as Brinker International restaurants, Hilton Hotels and Olive Garden. Andrea also speaks regularly to the National Restaurant Association, dozens of major corporations, consumer wine groups and top hospitality schools.
Andrea has appeared on more than 100 episodes of the Food Network’s Cooking Live Primetime, Hot off the Grill and Emeril Live shows. She was featured on Working Mother Magazine’s cover as a Working Mother of the Year, and she has been profiled in People, Glamour, Elle, NBC Nightly News, CBS This Morning, The New York Times, Food & Wine Magazine, and others.