Brianne Cohen, certified sommelier, is the principal in a lifestyle brand and business based out of Los Angeles, offering her services as an event producer, wine educator, and wine writer. During the pandemic, Brianne educated and entertained over 6,000 people through her “Virtual Vino” online wine classes. She now offers both virtual and in-person tasting experiences with a focus on highlighting diverse (i.e. Black, BIPOC, female, and LGBT) owned wineries. Brianne regularly judges at international wine competitions and holds the WSET Diploma certificate, which is one of the most coveted and difficult wine certifications. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University. You can reach her on Instagram @sommspirations, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.