Stephanie Love is a WSET Level 2 certified wine professional and owner of Epicurious One, LLC. She is a wine educator and event curator with more than 10 years of experience curating wine themed events, tastings, dinners and classes from casual to fine dining experiences for groups of various sizes. She also has more than 5 years of experience in service along with more than two years of training servers and event assistants.
As the only Black Female Wine Professional in the Tampa Bay Area, Stephanie is currently studying for the certified specialist of wine and the Court of Master Sommeliers Level 1 exams to establish herself as a food and wine pairing expert. Also, she is constantly growing her knowledge of wines made by women and minorities. Stephanie loves sharing these diverse wines with enthusiasts and business owners. Stephanie’s ultimate passion is pairing food with wine. She believes everyone should experience the euphoria of how elevated dining can be when paired with the right wine. Stephanie has a saying, food is fun, wine is wonderful and paired together is phenomenal.
"In Milwaukee I became a wine enthusiast. In Detroit I became an event curator. In Atlanta I became a wine scholar. Now in Tampa I am a wine educator with endless possibilities. Thanks to Women of the Vine & Spirits and E & J Gallo for fueling my dreams to make the possible a reality."