Natalie Duch CS

Certified Sommelier with Shaw-Ross International Importers, Chicago

Natalie Duch is a Certified Sommelier with Shaw-Ross International Importers. After 8 years in the fine dining restaurant industry, in establishments such as TAO and Gibson's Italia, she made her transition into the supplier side of the business. Natalie primarily focuses on the portfolios of Frescobaldi, Marques de Riscal, Vinedo Chadwick/Sena, and Gekkeikan sakes. Her favorite wine region is Piedmont, Italy and she is planning her wedding there in the Spring of 2025!

Meet the other judges

Paul Carayas

GM and Wine Director at Saison Cellar San Francisco and Scotts Valley

Valerie Cao

Director of Operations and Beverage Director at Le Colonial Chicago