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Caitlin Taglia, a native of Augusta, GA, has nearly twenty years’ experience in the hospitality industry.  Her love for wine grew after graduating college, while working as the Beverage Manager for Grass Fed, a boutique steakhouse in Chicago’s trendy Bucktown neighborhood.  After moving to Atlanta, she became a Certified Sommelier through the Court of the Master Sommeliers. In Atlanta, she has held positions as the Assistant General Manager at Two Urban Licks and the Beverage Director at One Midtown Kitchen; she has also worked as the Wine Buyer for Holeman and Finch Bottle Shop, as well as Sommelier at Restaurant Eugene. Caitlin most recently worked as a Fine Wine Specialist for locally owned distributor Specialty Wines.

Her vast experience in the hospitality and wine industry led Caitlin to create Taglia Beverage Consulting. Having worked in every facet of the hospitality industry, Caitlin understands the many complexities of building beverage programs and diversifying retail wine selections to accommodate every palette.  Over the years she has led in-home and virtual wine tastings, crafted personal cellar collections, developed beverage programs, and educated restaurant staff and clients on the intricacies of wine and spirits. 

In her free time Caitlin loves cooking, gardening, and beekeeping. She has a passion for travel, loves sailing, scuba diving, and exploring the world with her husband. Caitlin uses her knowledge and passion to curate unique and educational experiences for her guests. 


Caitlin has a BA in English Writing, with a minor in French from Millikin University.

Caitlin is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers

Awards & Nominations:

Ruinart Sommeliers Challenge in Washington D.C. - Competitor 

Somm Slam at the StarChefs Congress in New York City - Competitor

SommSouth's Best Somm Competition - Runner-Up, 2018 

Wines of Portugal Sommelier of the Year Competition - Runner-Up, 2018

Awarded the 2018 Young Leaders’ Summit Scholarship at Somm Con Washington, D.C

Recipient of Banfi Vinters Foundation Enrichment trip to Italy in September 2018.

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