About Fred Dex, MS – Wine Tasting Expert & Master Sommelier

Fred Dex, MS is one of 269 Master Sommeliers in the World, a title which he achieved in 2007.

Fred is the founder of Taste Like a Master an Online Wine Tasting Education Program, and a Founding Partner in Master & Shaker, a Bespoke Beverage Marketing Collaborative.

In a career that spans over 20+ years in the wine and hospitality industry, Fred has developed 30+ restaurant/hotel wine and beverage programs. He is an ambassador/speaker to dozens of wine regions around the world and is an in-demand wine educator/entertainer. 

In addition to his wine duties, Fred is an accomplished cocktail developer with over 200 original recipes created. 

He also serves as an Adjunct Wine Educator at the International Culinary Center and hosts dozens of corporate and private wine tasting events.

Fred supports various charity causes and is an avid amateur drummer. 


Events, Education and Speaking Clients

Wines of Chile
Wines of Southwest France
Cornerstone Agency
Sopexa USA
Star Chef’s
Omni Hotels
Wines of Macedonia
Colangelo & Partners
Vias Imports
International Culinary Center
Full Circle Wine Solutions
Charles Schwab
Vini Portugal
Pays d’oC IGP
Lush Life Productions
VINO Italia Trade Commission

Restaurant Clients – Wine List and Cocktail Clients

Chef Laurent Tourondel
L’Amico NYC
Tao Group
SBE Hotels
Chikarashi Isso
Max Brenner Chocolate Shop
Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment
Motorino Pizzeria
Grand Hyatt NYC

Writing Clients

Sommelier Journal
Athlete’s Quarterly