GaYoung Kim at present is the Luxury | Antinori State Manager for Texas for Ste Michelle Wine Estates, the pioneering and leading wine estate of Washington State. Prior to GaYoung’s supplier role, she has lead Dallas/Fort Worth into the world of natural wines through distribution.
From working for James Beard Nominated restaurants and chefs earlier in her career to private cellar management, curating and working with aged and rare fine wines for individual clients, GaYoung has vast experience in multiple channels of the fine wine business. GaYoung is an Advanced Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers-Americas and is continuously pursuing higher levels of education to achieve Master Sommelier and WSET Diploma. She is also the Vice President of the Dallas Sommelier Society, mentoring and guiding rising sommeliers through education to build a stronger beverage professional community.