Chris Gaither, 38, is only the fourth Black person in the world to earn the Master Sommelier diploma and his wife of seven years, Rebecca Fineman, 43, in 2017 became the 25th woman to attain the title of Master Sommelier in the Americas chapter. The couple, who have two young daughters, say they are the only married Master Sommeliers in the world to own a restaurant, Ungrafted, which they opened in San Francisco in 2018.
- Greg Tresner knows what it's like to be the only one on the playing field. He also knows that being the only Master Somm in Arizona gives him a unique set of opportunities.
- Breakout star of the movie Somm. Winemaker. Former wine director at three-Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park. And, now, soon to be retailer.
- If you're especially nervous about ordering wine on Valentine's Day, fear not, as a Master Sommelier is here to help.