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AJ Ojeda-Pons

Passionate and curious, always learning. I love to teach and to explore. I enjoy traveling to wine regions and discovering new wines!.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
International Wine Center. New York City. WSET Level 3 Advanced
Wine and Spirit Education Trust. Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits
EXPERIENCE
The Lambs Club. New York City. Head Sommelier
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Inventory Management
Private Cellar Consultation
Regional Expertise: France
Regional Expertise: Italy
Regional Expertise: New Zealand
Regional Expertise: California
Regional Expertise: Portugal
Regional Expertise: Spain
Wine and Food Pairing
Wine List Creation
Wine Judge
Wine Service- Bar or Wine Bar
Wine Service- Management
Wine Service- Restaurant
Wine Sourcing and Purchasing
Passionate and curious, always learning. I love to teach and to explore. I enjoy traveling to wine regions and discovering new wines!.
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AJ Ojeda-Pons
AJ Ojeda-Pons
ajojedapons@gmail.com
New York, NY
United States

The Lambs Club
Head Sommelier


A.J. is the Wine Director at The Lambs Club, The National in Greenwich CT, and Georgie in Beverly Hills. He is currently overseeing the continuously growing international wine program for Geoffrey Zakarian’s restaurants.  A.J. can be seen making his rounds throughout the dining room enthusiastically serving guests and providing his expertise recommendations.  A.J.’s passionate enthusiasm for his craft is contagious to diners, fellow colleagues and wine enthusiasts alike. Continuously educating himself and seeking out unique selections, A.J. brings a wealth of knowledge, and style, to all he serves.Born in Caracas, Venezuela and raised in New York City, A.J. Ojeda-Pons took a strong interest in wines at a young age. After composing and studying music in college, it was his exposure to fine dining restaurants in Manhattan that opened his mind to the world of wines.  A.J has worked with some of the best restaurants in New York and recently earned The Lambs Club the prestigious Two Glass award from Wine Spectator, noting The Lambs Club as having one of the best wine lists in the United States.  As well as Three Stars on the World’s Best Wine List from The World Of Fine Wine.