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Rebecca Fineman

Master Sommelier
Rebecca fell into the restaurant industry almost by accident. She studied Music and Anthropology at Pomona College in Clarement, California, which was followed by a Fulbright year in South Korea, and then graduate school in Honolulu. This liberal arts background brought her home to New York City, where she worked in various facets of publishing during the day and got a job in a restaurant in the evening to help subsidize her rent. She fell in love with the restaurant industry and put her literary pursuits on the back burner to throw herself into the world of food and wine.

Rebecca passed her Master Sommelier examination in 2017, making her the 25th female Master Sommelier in the United States and one of 249 Master Sommeliers in the world.

When she isn’t working, she spends her time running, listening to classical music, and playing peek-a-boo with her toddler.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, February 26

10:15am PST