2022 JUDGEMENT CO-HOSTS

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Rachel Mathies is a food and wine enthusiast who has spent almost 12 years working in downtown Kingston’s hospitality industry. She completed her Sommelier certification in spring of 2022 and has already achieved levels 1, 2, and 3 of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, as well as earning other certificates related to the appreciation and knowledge of wine. Rachel loves hosting dinner parties when she’s not managing two of Kingston’s best known restaurants, Chez Piggy’s and the Pan Chancho Bakery & Café.

Alex Amey is currently Guest Services Manager and Wine Director at The Frontenac Club. After completing levels 1, 2, and 3 of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, Alex has focused on sustainability within tourism and the wine industry. He is also studying Economics at Queen’s University.