|Jaclyn Stuart, co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Wine & Food Pairing, is a certified sommelier with accreditations from the Court of Master Sommeliers, the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, and the French Wine Society. She also holds the title of TopNewSomm in the Great Lakes Region from the Guild of Sommeliers.
She currently teaches wine courses for the Midwest Wine School and is the Beverage Manager & Sommelier for Margaux Bistro & Wine Bar in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Stuart also manages her own consulting company, WineVentures, which organizes wine tasting events, fundraisers, and classes for consumers, restaurants, and retailers.
A California native, Stuart has a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management and business from San Jose State University.