Sylvie Tannhauser is a wine professional hailing from the French Caribbean with ten years’ experience creating memorable wine experiences, organizing 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 and Domaine Carneros.

She was awarded the prestigious title of “Wine & Culinary Travel Insider” by American Express Travel for her expertise in luxury wine and culinary travel, and is currently pursuing her Certified Wine Educator (CWE) designation through the Society of Wine Educators. 

Sylvie graduated from l’École Supérieure de Commerce (ESICAD) in France with a degree in Global Communication, and obtained her Graduate Certificate in Public Relations through the European Federation of Higher Education. 

In her free time, Sylvie enjoys working on her wine book, hosting wine tastings, interior design, jogging, reading history books, cooking, and taking short spontaneous trips.


Institute of Masters of Wine

North America Master Class

Wines of Portugal Academy



Wines of South Africa

Wine Education

Bureau Interprofessionnel des Vins de Bourgogne

Wine Education

Cru Artisan College

Wine Education

Napa Valley Wine Expert

Napa Valley Wine Academy





Certified Sommelier

US Sommelier Wine Association

Certified Champagne Specialist

Wine Scholar Guild


Certified Specialist of Wine

Society of Wine Educators

Certified Wine Educator

Society of Wine Educator (candidate)

Wine & Culinary Travel Insider

American Express Travel


Certified Sherry Specialist

Napa Valley Wine Academy 


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