FEMI OYEDIRAN Wine
EVENTS: TASTE OF THE ICONOCLAST DINNER, THE ICONOCLAST DINNER HONOREE
EDUCATION: Advanced Sommelier-Court of Master Sommeliers. Trained under Rick Rubel, lauded Charleston sommelier and Wine Director of Charleston Place Hotel
BACKGROUND: Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston Grill (Charleston)
CURRENTLY: Graft Wine Shop and Bar (Charleston)
WHY HE IS AMAZING: Femi made the rare achievement of passing the first three levels of the Court of Master Sommeliers within two years, including gaining the Walter Clore Scholarship for achieving the highest score on his certified exam. He is one of 7 Advanced Sommeliers in the state of South Carolina. He is also a two-time national finalist for the Chaine des Rotisseurs Best Young Sommelier in America competition, and the winner of the 2017 Top Somm Blind Tasting Competition of the Charleston Wine and Food Festival. He was featured as one of Zagat's Charleston 30 Under 30 in the food and beverage industry and was listed as one of the "The Next Big Names in Wine" by Tasting Table magazine.
LAST NIGHT ON EARTH HE’S SIPPING IN: Charleston, SC