Decisive and forward-thinking leader with persuasive communication style. fluent in English, Spanish and French, with in-depth background in food & beverage. Sommelier and passionated for the wine and F&B industry, events, and brand development. She is best known for her positivity attitude, thoughtful leadership, and empathetic communication style. While studying for sommelier in France she was awarded the trophy Buvet Le Calvez as the best sommelier student in her promotion. Prior to working as a business development manager for a wine media company, she worked as a head sommelier and restaurant manager in a renowned dining restaurant in Hong Kong during which time she developed successful wine programs. Cristina is a french trained sommelier who lives in Hong Kong. She believes in discover wines by travelling and discussing with winemakers and wine representatives worldwide. Specialities: wine tasting, event organising, food and beverage managing, wine education, social media strategy, brainstorming, event marketing, customer experience satisfaction and creating tailor-made experiences around the wine.