Alisha Blackwell-Calvert, CSW
Cinder House at Four Seasons (St. Louis) (she/her/hers)
Alisha is currently an Advanced Sommelier and is studying to sit for the Master Sommelier examination. When she became a Certified Sommelier she received the 2015 Walter Clore Certified Sommelier Scholarship for attaining a top score and she also received the Certified Specialist of Wine certification through the Society of Wine Educators with a 99% score. In 2018, Feast Magazine named her a “Rising Star” and she was included in Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s “Top 40 Under 40 Tastemakers”. Additionally, is a recently became a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier International. Blackwell-Calvert is currently developing a business in private wine consulting. Her judging credentials include the Texsom International Awards and the National Mead Crafters Competition.
THE ICONOCLAST DINNER WINE HONOREE
William Woods University and mentored by Master Sommelier Andrey Ivanov
LAST NIGHT ON EARTH SHE’S SIPPING
A bottle of Assyrtiko on a beach in Santorini while looking out into the Mediterranean.
Elaia & Olio, Reeds American Table, Vintegrity Wines & Spirits (St. Louis)