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Anna Lisa Stockwell, formerly an art buyer in the advertising field, turned her passion for wine and food into her career. Now as an on-premise wine and spirits consultant for Opici Family Distributing in Connecticut, Anna Lisa works with clients to create unique wine and spirits selections for their patrons.
Working with an ever-growing portfolio of fine wines and boutique spirits from around the world, Anna Lisa guides her accounts through researching, tasting, evaluating and selecting the best options for their beverage programs. Whether creating a wine list from scratch for a new restaurant concept, reinventing an older beverage program to better reflect the times, or refreshing selections to match a seasonal menu, Anna Lisa has options for every financial plan and concept and the challenges that come with them.
Anna Lisa also keeps her finger on the pulse of consumerism by hosting wine dinners and happy hour events, by participating in charity tastings, and as the organizer of the Fairfield County Wine Meetup.
Anna Lisa’s personal favorites are sparkling wine and gin-based cocktails.Read More