Sara d’Amato

Sara is a Toronto-based wine consultant, educator, sommelier, wine critic and principal partner with WineAlign. She has worked in cellars both in Niagara and in France, formerly as Sommelier of Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto and at the Platinum Club of the Air Canada Centre. Sara writes freelance for a number of publications and travels extensively reporting on classic and emerging wine regions. A graduate of the University of Toronto and Niagara College’s Winery and Viticulture technician program, as well as a member of the Wine Writer’s Circle of Canada, she continues to participate in judging wine competitions across the country and abroad such as Argentina and Portugal. Currently, Sara is President of the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers and is an instructor of the Wine and Spirits Education Trust program in Toronto with Fine Vintage Ltd.