Wine Walk After Party with Master Sommelier Sara Floyd on Thursday, June 4, 2015

WHAT: Wine Walk After Party with Master Sommelier Sara Floyd  (part of Wine & Food Week)

WHEN: Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 8:30 pm

WHERE: The Refuge Bar & Bistro
24 Waterway Ave, Ste 110
The Woodlands, TX 77380


Sara Floyd began her career in her early twenties working as an assistant to Larry Stone, MS at Rubicon restaurant in San Francisco, California. It is at Rubicon where she began her studies for the Master Sommelier exams. In 1996, Floyd moved on to become the Wine Director for Vertigo Restaurants at the base of Transamerica building in San Francisco for which she developed an award winning wine list and worked with some of the top chefs of the city. In 1998, Floyd became the Wine Director for the world renowned Postrio Restaurant in San Francisco. She continued to produce one of the most exciting, profitable wine programs in the California Bay Area. In 1999, Floyd left the restaurant industry to pursue a wine sales career, working for Martine Saunier of Martine’s Wines as the National Sales Manager.

In February 2003, Floyd passed the rigorous Master Sommelier exam, making her one of twenty-one women in the world to have gain this prestigious title of Master Sommelier.

In 2007, Floyd and the Pisoni Family launched a Northern California winery, Luli Wines which specializes in high quality, great value wines from the Santa Lucia Highlands. They produce Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sauvignon Blanc, and Rosè. Luli wines produce a total of 12,000 cases a year and are sold throughout the United States.

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