The 23rd Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival: May 15-19, 2019

Brooke Sabel, AS

Director of Wine

Gary's Wine & Marketplace
New Jersey

Brooke Sabel has a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Stout in Hospitality & Tourism Management and certificates in Wine & Food Pairing from Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain and Southern Cross University, Australia.  While at Morrell & Company, NY as Wine Consultant she was recruited by Master of Wine, Christopher Cree for 56 Degree Wine in Bernardsville, NJ. Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa hired her as Assistant Wine Director to assist with numerous events and develop lists for masters Bobby Flay, Wolfgang Puck, and Michael Mina. She developed the wine program at Natirar in New Jersey as Wine Director of its restaurant Ninety Acres.  Gary’s Wine & Marketplace recruited Brooke as Wine Director. Brooke has been featured on Martha Stewart Radio, Forbes Magazine, CondeNast Traveler, New Jersey Monthly, Inside Jersey, New Jersey Weddings, The Knot, Park Place, Above, Princeton Magazine, Terroirist.com, SOMM Journal, and Tasting Panel. Brooke is Certified Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers and the Sommelier Society of America. She is a Society of Wine Educators Certified Specialist of Wine, a member of Sommelier Society of America and the Guild of Sommeliers. Wine Critic James Suckling describes Brooke as “one to watch out for.”