JoAnn DeGaglia (NY, United States)

Certified Advanced Sommelier (CS); Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW)

JoAnn is a Certified Specialist of Wine and a member of the Society of Wine Educators as well as a Certified Adv. Sommelier earning both an American and Italian Wine Specialist Degree from the North American Sommelier Assn with honors. She is a popular Wine Educator and Associate Instructor at the Westchester Wine School in New York and the North American Sommelier Assn. in Los Angeles. Earning her Wine Judge Certification from the American Wine Society she has judged at numerous competitions including the Finger Lakes International, Texas Lone Star, The Big E, T.U Wines of the South among others.  She works part time at two of the Hudson Valleys great wine destinations, Brotherhood Americas Oldest Winery and the Wine Spectators award winning Glenmere Mansion in Chester New York.  She is a self-proclaimed wine disciple who loves the people, the places and the wines of the world.