Larry O’Brien has been sharing his enthusiasm for wine for more than 25 years through positions at restaurants across the country, as well as roles as a wine judge and board member of the Court of Master Sommeliers.
O’Brien represented the United States in the prestigious international sommelier competition, Meilleur Sommelier du Monde Concours Mondial, in 2000 after winning the title of Best Sommelier in America earlier that same year. He has served as a judge for the Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs’ Jeuene Sommelier Competition as well as the the Starwine International Wine Competition and the TEXSOM International Wine Awards. He earned his Master Sommelier certification in 2001.
A dynamic speaker and educator, O’Brien demystifies wine while showcasing the entire Jackson Family portfolio in his current role as Jackson Family Winery Champion.