Somm's List

Edward Manetta

Court of Master Sommeliers . Level 2 Certified Sommelier
Wine and Spirit Education Trust. Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits
Strategic Group/Moet Hennessy. Orange County/Palm Springs. Champagne Specialist
The Reserve Wine Bar and Shop. Ladera Ranch, CA. Owner
Cucina Enoteca/Urban Kitchen Group. Orange County, CA. Wine Director
University of California, Irvine. Irvine, CA. Wine Instructor
Fairest Cape Beverage Co.. Los Angeles, CA. Sales Rep
Wine List Creation
Wine Sourcing and Purchasing
Wine Service- Management
Wine Service- Restaurant
Inventory Management
Wine Educator
Wine and Food Pairing
Wine Service- Bar or Wine Bar
Wine Retail
Collectibles and Rare Wine
Restaurant Ownership
Regional Expertise: France
Regional Expertise: California
Regional Expertise: Italy
Regional Expertise: Oregon
Regional Expertise: Western Europe
Private Cellar Consultation
Regional Expertise: Germany
Regional Expertise: Washington
  • 1993 B.A. Economics
  • 1993 B.A. English Literature
  • WSET Level 4 Diploma, estimated completion June 2016
So Cal Restaurant Show AM830 Live Interview, 9/20/14
Orange Coast Magazine Interview, April 2015 issue
FSR Magazine Interview, July 2015 issue
2015 Golden Foodie Award nomination for Best Orange County Wine List
Edward Manetta
Edward Manetta
Orange County/Palm Springs, CA
United States

Strategic Group/Moet Hennessy
Champagne Specialist