Trailblazing the Wine & Hospitality Industries: Jennifer Huether

Southern Glazer’s Wine, Spirits & Beer of Nevada Introduces Canada’s First Female Master Sommelier, Recently Relocated to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Southern Glazer’s Wine, Spirits & Beer of Nevada is thrilled to announce the exciting addition of Jennifer Huether, the esteemed first female Master Sommelier in Canada, to its exceptional team. Not only is she now one of the few female Master Sommeliers in the city of Las Vegas, but she is one of only 25 female Master Sommeliers in the entire world. Jennifer’s addition to the city is a momentous occasion for the local hospitality industry.

Having achieved remarkable milestones throughout her career, Jennifer Huether brings expertise and a wealth of experience to her new role at Southern Glazer’s. With her passion and trailblazing spirit, she has made a lasting impact on the wine world, inspiring countless individuals along the way.

Huether’s arrival in Las Vegas creates an extraordinary opportunity to showcase her talent, knowledge, and dedication to her craft. “I am so excited to be in one of the culinary capitals of the world and to both learn from and create with some of the most distinguished people in this industry,” said Huether.

The city’s dynamic culinary and wine scene will undoubtedly be elevated by her presence, as she continues to break barriers and empower aspiring sommeliers, especially women, in this traditionally male-dominated industry.

“I am proud that Southern Glazer’s is trailblazing the path and serving as a vessel for more female Master Sommeliers,” said Executive Vice President and General Manager, Southern Glazer’s Wine, Spirits & Beer of Nevada, John Landry. “This is a special occasion that marks a step in the right direction for the wine and culinary scene of Las Vegas.”


About Jennifer Huether, MS

Jennifer Huether is a trailblazing force in the world of wine. As Canada’s first and Las Vegas’ only female Master Sommelier, she has garnered international recognition for her exceptional expertise and unwavering commitment to the industry. Jennifer’s journey began with a deep-rooted passion for wine, leading her to acquire numerous qualifications, including the Sommelier Certification from ISG, the Diploma of Wine from WSET, and the coveted Master Sommelier title. With over a decade of dedication, she has mentored aspiring sommeliers, conducted masterclasses, represented renowned wineries, and created an unprecedented footprint in a traditionally male line of work. Jennifer’s advocacy for diversity and sustainability and engaging speaking style have made her a sought-after voice in the industry. Her impact continues to resonate, as she educates and inspires others with her vast knowledge and passionate approach to the world of wine.

About Southern Glazer’s Wine, Spirits & Beer of Nevada

Southern Glazer’s Wine, Spirits & Beer of Nevada is the state’s leading beverage distribution company and a division of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits. Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits is the world’s preeminent distributor of beverage alcohol, and proud to be a multi-generational, family-owned company. The Company has operations in 44 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Canada, as well as brokerage operations through its WEBB Banks division in the Caribbean, Central and South America. In 2022, Southern Glazer’s was listed as one of Forbes Best Employers for Diversity. In 2021, Southern Glazer’s was selected as a U.S. Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, as well as named by Newsweek as a Top 100 Most Loved Workplace. Southern Glazer’s urges all retail customers and adult consumers to market, sell, serve, and enjoy its products responsibly. For more information visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @sgwinespirits.

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