Vice President & Director Of Education
Diego Meraviglia was born and raised in Northern Piemonte, on the border with Switzerland and Lombardia, specifically on the shores of lake Maggiore. He has lived and travelled across a great portion of the world including Dubai.
Surrounded by wine since birth, his professional studies began in 2003 when he attended the 3-Level certified Sommelier school in Milano with the Italian Sommelier Association. Furthering his studies and training, he moved on to obtain the ‘Official Taster’ master qualification in early 2006 before relocating to Los Angeles (CA) that same year. He is one of the translators and re-writers of the AIS course-book ‘Food&Wine’, utilized throughout the world in Sommelier courses.
In 2008, he obtained the 4th level ‘Gold pin’ certification with the AIS (Associazione Italiana Sommeliers) & WSA (Worldwide Sommelier Association) and began his training as teacher.
Between 2008 and 2011, Diego Meraviglia became Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) with the Society of Wine Educators in the United States, as well as the cer