Cat the Somm


at originally hails from Washington, DC, but has been in San Diego since high school. After 35 years of marketing andcommunications in the high tech and biotech industries, Cat traded in her day job to pursue her curiosities for oil painting, gardening, and wine.  Cat received the Professional Certificate in the Business of Wine from SDSU and is currently enrolled in the Wine and Spirits Education Trust, level 3.

Cat has been a member of the Koi Zen Wine Club for years and a team member since January 2019. She gets her Zen through hot yoga and mountain biking with friends.