When the holidays roll around, what kind of wine will you pair with your impromptu parties and holiday dinners? You need a wine that has wonderful flavor and balance to complement your meal. It cannot be too tannic or acidic. It cannot be too light or too alcoholic. It needs the zip to complement cream and the delicacy to enhance subtle seasonings. It has to have a flavor to stand up to the kinds of complex flavors that comprise our holiday meals. The problem can be vexing, but…

As CVC’s Sommelier, Amy creates packages for events, mixing signature cocktails and beverage pairing menus unique to every client’s interests. After studying wine for nearly a decade, she earned a certification as a Master Sommelier from the Culinary Institute of America in New York. Amy recently served as Beverage Coordinator for Sea Dog Brewing Company. Originally from Connecticut, Amy has worked in the food and beverage industry for 10 years, the last five spent in Maine. She enjoys staying on top of beverage trends and incorporating them into…