JENNIFER HUETHER, MS
Jennifer has worked for California based Jackson Family Wines representing their brands throughout
Canada for the past four years.
Her love affair and studies with wine started 20 years ago by taking an interest course at the local
college in wine. From there, she immediately leapt into the Sommelier Certification, then Diploma of
Wine, followed by the Advanced and finally the Master Sommelier Exams-becoming Canada’s first
female Master Sommelier in 2011.
Prior to working for JFW, Jennifer worked for Canadian owned Cliff Lede Vineyards based in Napa Valley,
and for 7 years ran one of Canada’s top wine programs at MLSE in Toronto, spanning over 6 restaurants
and overseeing a multi-million dollar beverage program, while mentoring the properties 11 Sommeliers.
Jennifer has been integral in the Canadian and Ontario Sommelier Competitions, overseeing all technical
aspects for the past several years. She is also an active teacher with the Court of Masters, and mentors
several Advanced and Master Sommelier Candidates throughout Canada. Jennifer sits on the Board of
Directors for Guild Somm and has helped popularize the site and membership throughout Canada.