Ian Magiros graduated Johnson & Wales University in the spring of 2006 with a Bachelors Degree in Hospitality Management, an Associate Degree in Restaurant Management, along with two minors – one in Beverage Service Management and the other in International Hospitality Management. Prior to Johnson & Wales he also received an Associate in Business Administration. After graduating college Ian kept active with education in Wine and Spirits. Ian has completed the Wine and Spirits Educators Trust Advanced Level 3 and is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Masters Sommeliers. Currently, Ian is a Wine and Spirits Education Trust Diploma Candidate as well as persuing his Advanced Sommelier with the Court of Masters Sommeliers, and has Completed the Advanced Course in 2018 and applying for the Advanced Exam in 2019. He is currently employed with M.S. Walker of RI and has worked in distribution for ten years, achieving Salesperson of the Year twice with M. S. Walker and once while employed at Johnson Brothers of RI. Prior to the wine business, Ian worked in hospitality at nearly every position in a restaurant. Ian has a strong passion for everything beverages, wine, spirits, sake, tea and coffee, and the art of making and mixing cocktails.