Who is the sommelier at The Country Club?

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The sommelier at The Country Club is Jay Martino. He trained at UNLV, where he first started learning about wine, spirits and beer. Martino enrolled in every course that was offered to educate himself on the beverage and wine industry. His next stop was the Hard Rock Hotel, where he worked for four years under chef Kerry Simon at Simon Kitchen and Bar. From there, he opened David Burke at The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino where he also worked for four years with renowned chef David Burke. Martino was also able to work with an advanced sommelier named Jeffrey Bencus, and learned all aspects of wine. He has met and tasted with many master sommeliers and travels regularly to Napa Valley, Sonoma, Paso Robles and Willamette Valley. If you’re looking for someone to help you choose a wine to pair with your meal at this Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant, Martino can certainly use his vast wine knowledge to help you make a decision. 

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