Sommelier & Senior Wine Buyer, Professional Wine Judge, Consultant & Educator
Spreti Valente, is the senior wine buyer and sommelier for Anne’s Boutique Wines in Costa Mesa, California (since 2008). Anne’s was ranked the Top Wine Shop in Orange County in 2017. Spreti serves a professional wine judge for numerous, prestigious wine competitions in the U.S. and Europe (San Francisco Chronicle, LA International, Pacific Rim International (where she is chief Judge) – and in Europe: Feminalise (Paris) and International Wine Challenge – London). As a consultant and educator, Spreti consults with clients to develop their wine programs and produce widely attended events. Spreti also works as an educator, teaching wine classes to both public events and university audiences. Spreti’s consulting work has been published in both Spanish and English in the US and Abroad.