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Catherine Fallis

Master Sommelier

Bringing wine down to earth.
Planet Grape. San Francisco. Owner
Corporate Events/Team Building
Keynote Speaker
Wine Review Panel Lead
Private Cellar Consultation
Wine and Food Pairing
Wine Judge
Wine Sourcing and Purchasing
Bringing wine down to earth.
While exploring Europe, staying in youth hostels and taking the train with my Eurail pass, I began to experience all sorts of sensory pleasures, including bread, cheese, wine, chocolate, licorice, architecture, fashion, art and so much more. I never felt so alive!
Catherine Fallis
Catherine Fallis
(415) 425-5828
San Francisco
United States

Planet Grape

Catherine Fallis, MS (pronounced “fall  is”) is the world’s 5th female Master Sommelier and Proprietor at Planet Grape® LLC, a wine consulting firm providing content, reviews, corporate & private tastings, restaurant wine program development, and speaking services. She created her alter-ego, grape goddess®, to help bring wine down to earth for consumers as well as those entering the wine industry. She is one of a handful of female professional sabreurs in the world, opening a bottle of Champagne with a sword in a dazzling theatrical performance. Catherine was recently inducted into Les Dames d’Escoffier and is a Board Member of The American Institute of Wine & Food. Her diverse wine background as a salesperson, sommelier, distributor, and supplier helped Catherine become the well-rounded and thorough expert she is today. She understands all facets of the wine business, and is a frequent speaker, event host, educator, and consultant for corporations, consumers and the wine trade.  She is a highly sought after wine expert and spokesperson for the wine industry, and is Panel Lead/Editor-in-Chief of Planet Grape Wine Review,