Cooper Buffa DipWSET

Wine Director

Level III Advanced Sommelier, with certification from Degustibuss International. Recieved certification while living in Florence, Italy. Specialized in Italian and California wine with a passion for small production, minimal intervention wine. Passed all three levels of the Sommelier program and WSET level III with Distinction. Currently employed at Bacchus & Venus as Wine Director and a WSET IV Diploma student. Bachelor's degree in Italian with a minor in Humanities. 


Meet our 2022 Judges

Susan R Lin MW

Master of Wine and Head of Wine Expertise for online fine wine retailer Belmont Wine Exchange