Annette Solomon

Wine Blogger - Original Blogger (2006) for Statesman Journal/Gannett Corporation “The Vinofiles” Wine Columnist - Statesman Journal/Gannett Corporation - publish a thrice-a-week wine column, monthly winery profile and ad-hoc articles. Contributing Writer - The International Food and Wine Writers Association (IFWTWA) Wine Blogger -

Selected as one of ten Bev Mo! Wine Specialists in a pilot program at the top producing stores. Manage wine sales in the West Los Angeles store through direct selling, supply and inventory management, shopper marketing strategy, identifying creative marketing opportunities, promotion of new and existing brands and developing customer loyalty. Responsible for establishing and maintaining a strong customer base, local business community support and vendor relationships to obtain sales goals and maximize corporate profit.


Meet our 2018 Judges

Yong Zhu

Lead Mixologist, China Live Ventures Limited

Tim Hanni MW

Master of Wine, OR, USA

Tim Hanni, one of the first two Americans to earn the title of Master of Wine. A professionally trained chef, and international consultant to the wine industry, Hanni is the author of “Why You Like the Wines You Like; Changing the way the world t

Sue Straight

Wine Director at Oakville Grocery

Wine Director at Oakville Grocery

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