The Grape Nation
Yannick Benjamin, Co-Founder of Wheeling Forward and Head Sommelier at The University Club, NYC
Yannick Benjamin was born and bred in NYC to French parents. He visited Bordeaux at age 13 and got the wine bug early. He started in hospitality at a young age working his way through Le Cirque, Jean Georges, Atlas, and eventually becoming a Somm at Felidia in NYC. In 2003 Yannick experienced a life-changing event that would set a different course in his life. Yannick is an advanced Sommelier working at the University Club in NYC, appeared on the Esquire TV series, UNcorked and is the co-founder and director of development for Wheeling Forward.
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