Meet the Legendary Sommelier
Anush Gharibyan O’Connor is a professional sommelier and wine expert Bachelor’s Degree in Wine Making from the Armenian Agrarian University and M.B.A. in Marketing from The University of Dallas. She has extensive experience in the production of wines, sales and distribution as well as product education. She helps brands achieve retail potential and become contenders in the wine space through her events and podcasts.
Anush Gharibyan O’Connor
General Manager / Marketing Director – Winery in Grand Prairie, TX
Certificate of Introductory Sommelier Course – Court of Master Sommeliers
Created Armenia Proud- A Toast to Armenia
Created Armenia Proud – A Toast to Armenia, A weekly wine podcast that brings information about Armenian Wine, Armenian wine makers, regions as well as wine industry people with Armenian heritage who live outside of Armenia. The podcast also concentrates on general knowledge of wine.
GiniFest is Armenian Wine and Spirits Festival in Los Angeles. The mission of this Festival is to promote and celebrate wines and spirits of Armenia and International companies with Armenian Heritage. To bring national and regional attention to the wine and spirits offerings of Armenia and Armenian Diaspora.
Wine & Dine in LA Podcast
Radio show hosted on Fridays at 9pm on SoCalArmenian.com and FM 95.5 HD3. The show offers insight into the world of food and wine in a fun and entertaining way while also highlighting events in Los Angeles centering around food and wine.
Founded Armenian Gastronomic Society (AGS)
2021 Founder of the Armenian Gastronomic Society – AGS was created to promote Armenian Food and Wine culture.