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

Ryan Robinson, AS

Wine Director

David Burke Prime
Mashantucket, CT

Ryan Robinson’s interest in wine began over 15 years ago as a Lounge Manager on Lindblad Expeditions, an outdoor adventure cruise liner focused on ecotourism. He went on to work for prominent restaurants throughout the Pacific Northwest, including Beverley’s at The Coeur d’Alene Resort and Masselow’s at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino, both AAA Four Diamond award recipients. Recently, Ryan relocated to New England where he was the Director of Restaurants for the Weekapaug Inn, a Relais and Chateaux property, and Wine Educator with the Ocean House in Rhode Island. Currently, Ryan resides as the Wine Director for the Craveable Hospitality Group properties; Prime Steakhouse and Caputo Trattoria in the Foxwoods Casino.

Ryan brings nearly two decades of experience in the food and beverage industry, and the honor of being named an Advanced Sommelier, with the Court of Master Sommeliers. Ryan was awarded ‘Fan Favorite’ in the 2016 Somms Under Fire.