About Fred


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Fred Dex’s career as a wine and beverage professional spans nearly two decades. He is currently one of only 236 Master Sommeliers in the World. 

Fred is one of the leading Wine & Beverage Consultants and Wine Education Experts in the US. Over the past decade, Fred has built an incredible array of diverse clients.

He has worked as the exclusive United States Educator for both Wines of Chile & Wines of Southwest France. He’s been consultant to Event Hotel, Chef Laurent Tourondel, Motorino Pizzeria, Max Brenner Chocolate, The Grand Hyatt NYC, Tao Group, Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment, Full Circle Wine Solutions, Nespresso, Star Chef’s and more.

He has offered his expertise and experience to many of the world’s leading wine publications as a taster, commentator, contributor and panelist. His credits include The New York Times, Food and Wine, Wine and Spirits, Wine Spectator, Beverage Media, Food Arts, Sommelier Journal and Wine Enthusiast.

He has also been featured in many of the world’s leading lifestyle publications including Time Magazine, Men’s Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Newsweek and People Magazine and has been interviewed on Martha Stewart Radio and MSNBC.

Fred is an accomplished mixologist and cocktail enthusiast. He has had several of his cocktail creations published in The New York Times, Food and Wine, Bon Appetit, People Magazine and Cosmopolitan.

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

Fred’s work also spills into the world of charity. For many years he’s organized charitable wine events to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital. He is also a founder of Glass by Glass NYC, an event that raises over $20,000 for social entrepreneurship.