photo by Michael Gaillard


A 21-year veteran of the wine industry, Dana has served as a Sommelier and Beverage Director at top restaurants including Veritas, Estiatorio Milos and others in New York, Nantucket and California. He is currently working for Lauber Imports, the fine wine division of the largest wine and spirits distributor in the United States.


After producing one of the top scores in the country on the Advanced Sommelier Exam and winning Top|Somm East Coast in 2013, Dana placed second at Top|Somm Nationals in 2015. In 2018, he passed the final section of the Master Sommeliers Diploma Exam, becoming one of 256 in the world who have passed since it's inception in 1969.

Veritas / Rêve PR / Bouley / Seventh House PR / Megu
Park Blue / Anthos / Barbounia / Estiatorio Milos / Morrell
Nice Matin / The Cub Room / The Summer House / Topper's
Fifty-Six Union / Redwood Park / Erna's Elderberry House
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