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Jared Sowinski

Specializing in wine, spirits and the luxury experience, Jared Sowinski currently serves as Director of Beverage for The Phoenician, a AAA Five Diamond resort, and The Canyon Suites, a Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond resort, both located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Sowinski manages the beverage program for the property’s nine restaurants and lounges, which includes the creation and development of all menus and signature cocktail recipes. Trained as a sommelier, he also assists in overseeing the resort’s extensive wine collection, which has been awarded Wine Spectator’s “Best of Award of Excellence” annually since 2010.

With more than 10 years in the beverage industry, Sowinski has numerous accreditations from renowned organizations such as the Court of Master Sommeliers, Wine and Spirits Educational Trust, and the Whiskey Ambassador Program.

Taking his talents and expertise outside of The Phoenician, Sowinski has served as a panel judge for many tastings and trade publications, such as The Tasting Panel Magazine, The Somm Journal, Cheers Beverage Magazine, Foodies West Magazine and the Arizona Republic, as well as being an expert panel judge at the WSWA Wine Competition.

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