KELLY MITCHELL Wine
EVENTS: IDE ALL-STAR CULINARY BASH
EDUCATION; Spelman College, International Wine Center
BACKGROUND: Goldman Sachs, Teach For America
CURRENTLY: Kelly Mitchell Wine, VOS Selections
WHY SHE IS AMAZING: Kelly had an unconventional path to becoming a wine professional. Prior to pursing her passion for wine Kelly worked as a Marketing Director at Teach For America and started her career selling Hedge Fund products and services at Goldman Sachs. Her enthusiasm for wine led her to take the serious step of obtaining her WSET Advanced Level 3. She will begin the WSET Diploma program later this year with the ultimate goal of becoming a Master of Wine. Through her company Kelly Mitchell Wine, she works with clients to creatively build and integrate wine concepts into bespoke events. She is also a sales representative for VOS Selections one of the industry’s finest importers and distributors of artisan wine. Kelly is known for her depth of wine knowledge, engaging, fun personality and relatable style of conveying wine information. She recently participated in Somm State of Mind, a documentary about women in the wine industry and has appeared on VH1 in blind tasting segments.
LAST NIGHT ON EARTH SHE’S SIPPING IN: Paris