Cory is the owner of The Fine Wine Company of Westport. She is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and specializes in food pairing, wine tasting, and seminars. Cory has over twenty years experience in the wine and culinary industry. Her passion and knowledge of wine (specifically organic and bio-dynamic) and food is evident in her ability to provide the best possible products (and/or cuisine recommendations) for your dinner party, small get together or large event. Cory lives in Fairfield with her husband Rich and son Ben.
Seth grew up in Westport, CT graduating from Staples High School and Wesleyan University. After living in New York City for 25 years and working in the financial industry, Seth moved back to Westport with his wife Suzanne and his two children. He then joined his uncle Harvey Skolnick in the family liquor business.
Customer service is Lou’s number one priority. Lou has been in the wine and spirits industry for over 30 years. Professional photographer, big hearted and wanting to please, Lou works in the store on Sunday’s and Mondays!
Derek Gipson is a native Westporter. With 18 years experience in the wine and spirits industry, he continues to learn and expand his knowledge, and enjoys sharing his passion for the industry with others. Derek is an avid sports enthusiast, and when he is not working he enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly and his daughter, Marley.
From restaurants to retail to behind the lines in wholesale, Kyle has been working around fine wines his whole career. Over that time, he has expanded his knowledge and loves teaching customers about wine and sprits and what makes them so unique and delicious. He lives in Fairfield with his wife and daughter and when he's not tasting wine he's probably watching baseball, coaching softball or making a mess in the kitchen baking something.
Advanced Certified, WSET
winner of best wine store and liquor store for 2023
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