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Wine Director,

Josh Farrell is the Wine Director of, the wine shop partner to the Wine Enthusiast Companies. He has 20 plus years of experience as a foremost wine merchant and wine taster. In the 80's and early 90's he was a restaurant buyer for some of New York's top restaurants, becoming Cellar Master and Sommelier at the legendary Windows on the World. During his tenure at Windows he did all of the buying for the restaurant's 2,000 selection wine list and 100,000 bottle cellar. Josh was particularly adept at matching the prixe-fixe haut cuisine menu for the innovative Cellar in the Sky restaurant with spectacular wine pairings. He was mentored by the famous wine educator and author Kevin Zraly, selecting and purchasing all of the wines for Mr. Zraly's well-known Windows on the World Wine School. In the past with Wine Enthusiast Companies, Josh has worked as a Wine Storage Consultant for Wine Enthusiast catalog and a Tasting Editor and Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast Magazine, tasting and covering the world of wine. Josh has been a featured wine expert on for the last 6+ years answering wine questions and offering advice. Josh has traveled the vineyards of the world extensively from Oregon and California, to Spain, Italy and France and is a regular visitor to Finger Lakes wine region.



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