About SOMMELIER Monique Meadows
After graduating from the State University of New York at Oneonta with a degree in art and journalism, Monique initially began a career in advertising as an art director in Phoenix, Arizona. That was until 2006, when she relocated to Maine and became the manager of THE CLOWN, an eclectic retail shop in York that specializes in wines, contemporary art, European antiques and Italian specialty food products. In 2013, she studied with the internationally recognized Wine & Spirits Education Trust in Boston and earned a WSET Level III Certification with merit. Today, Monique advises several local restaurants and regional event planners on wine selections and is a contributing photographer and writer for Tone Publications.