Sylvie is a wine and hospitality professional hailing from the French Caribbean with more than ten years of experience creating memorable wine experiences around the world. She began her career at the French Tourist Office which led her to an adventurous career path organizing high-end wine tastings, designing wine tours, and providing sommelier services to wine enthusiasts and collectors in Europe, the Caribbean, and the United States.
Sylvie held several positions in the luxury, hospitality, and wine industries before relocating to Napa Valley, CA where she had the opportunity to work for prestigious wineries such as Dalla Valle Vineyards, Charles Krug Winery, Vintners Collective, John Anthony, Peju Province Winery, Domaine Carneros, Cakebread Cellars, and currently works at Cuvaison as the Hospitality Manager.
She was awarded the prestigious title of “Wine & Culinary Travel Insider” by American Express Travel for her expertise in luxury wine and culinary travel, holds several wine and business credentials, and is currently pursuing the Certified Wine Educator (CWE) designation through the Society of Wine Educators and DipWSET Diploma through the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. Sylvie graduated from ESICAD l’École de Commerce in France with a degree in Global Communication Strategy.
In her free time, Sylvie enjoys working on her upcoming sparkling wine guide, hosting wine tastings, playing the violin, and traveling to wine regions around the world.
DipWSET (WSET Diploma - Candidate)
Wine & Spirit Education Trust
BA in Global Communication Strategy
ESICAD Business School, France
WSET III Advanced with Merit
Wine and Spirit Education Trust
Certified Hospitality Business Acumen
HSMAI - Candidate
Certified Sommelier (CS)
US Sommelier Association
Wine Business Management
Sonoma State Wine Business Institute
Champagne Master Designation with honors
Wine Scholar Guild
American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute