Chris Cuyler is a silver pin Sommelier certified by the North American Sommelier Association (NASA) and the Worldwide Sommelier Association (WSA) and is Director of Wine Education for Croma Vera Wines in San Luis Obispo, California.
Chris has 20 years in the wine industry and restaurant business. He discovered his true interest in wine while working for the historic San Antonio Winery in downtown Los Angeles. Here he not only honed his tasting skills but also worked with the winemaker and delivered wine education classes.
Chris subsequently co-found LA Wine Guide, an organization that hosted events to introduce winemakers and winery owners to new clientele through wine and food pairing dinners.
Chris was previously the floor Sommelier and wine manager at Ciao Cristina, a popular Italian restaurant in Burbank, California.