Sommelier Business

Educating Sommeliers Worldwide.

By Beverage Trade Network

Certified Sommelier

Chappy Cottrell

Award-Winning Wine Director, Certified Sommelier, and Wine Podcast Host

Chappy Cottrell is an accomplished sommelier, marketer, podcaster, and former wine director. His extensive background in running award-winning wine departments in the Bay Area combined with his oversees marketing work with blue chip companies like Lloyds Banking Group and Virgin Money, have set the foundation for becoming a regarded wine marketer.

Cru, Cottrell’s weekly long-form wine podcast, has partnered with companies such as Verve Wine and Sonoma State University while interviewing some of the top professionals in the industry including Esther Mobley, Rajat Parr, Francoise Peschon, David Ramey, Martha Stoumen, Steve Matthiasson, and many more. In 2019 he was nominated for Sommelier of the Year by Wine Enthusiast and is a 2020 Wine Enthusiast 40 Under 40 award winner. Currently, Cottrell is the director of sales and marketing for the West County Pinot Noir house, Joseph Jewell.

Most Popular

Suppliers Spotlight

Tolosa Winery: Makers of world class Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays

Being in a region with a grape-growing history that stretches back to the 18th century, when Franciscans at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa produced some of California's first wines of distinction, planting wine grapes was a natural choice.

Next Events

St Mary's London, Wyndham Pl, London W1H 1PQ

London Wine Competition 2024

Register Now

South San Francisco Conference Center, 255 South Airport Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA 94080, United States

Sommeliers Choice Awards 2024

Register Now

Les Salons Hoche, Paris, France

Paris Wine Cup 2024

Register Now

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Register and receive our weekly resume of the Sommeliers Business world.

Contact US

Want To Get In Touch!

Fill our Contact Form and let us know your thoughts and ideas.

Fill Our Contact Form

Post a job


Register, post your job offers and get exposure.