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Dora Lobo

Beverage Director and Sommelier, The Catering Company of Washington & Elizabeth's Gone Raw

A Bachelor in Law, Dora  entered the wine world after moving to London in 2006, working as a Junior Sommelier for one of Gordon Ramsay’s prestigious restaurants . She completed her advanced level at the Wines and Spirits Education Trust with merit and was hired for the launch of the famous luxury store Harrod’s wine department .

After working as head sommelier for one of the leading luxury hotels in the world and as a wine consultant, Dora moved to Washington, DC and started working at The Tabard Inn as their Sommelier and Restaurant Manager and is now the Beverage Director for The Catering Company of Washington, selecting wines for private clients and as a Sommelier for Elizabeth’s Gone Raw, with the task of pairing a different seven course tasting every month for the only fine dining vegan restaurant in DC with organic and natural wines"


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Sommeliers Choice Awards gathers the top restaurant wine buyers, Master Sommeliers, wine directors who have a direct influence on the US on-premise market.

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If you're looking to get in front of the top sommeliers and on-premise wine buyers of the USA, now is the best time to enter your wines. Save up to $50 per wine.

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Leading wine brands from around the world now have an opportunity to grow their business and gain the attention of wine buyers, wine directors and influencers within the U.S. on-premise industry. Time to submit your wines in the 2020 Sommeliers Choice Awards.

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