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About Nadia

Founder / Sommelier

Nadia Pavlevska is the founder of NP Wine, where she serves as professional sommelier, wine consultant, and wine educator working with private and corporate clients, and nonprofits to create memorable wine experiences virtually or in-person.


Nadia is also the founder of NP SOMM Club a monthly membership wine club in partnership with Uncorked wine shop in Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach.


Nadia's love for wine led her to become a Certified Sommelier (CS) with the Court of Master Sommeliers, a Certified Specialist of Wine (CSW) with the American Society of Wine Educators, a French Wine Scholar (FWS) with the Wine Scholar Guild, and an Italian Wine Specialist (IWS) with the North American Sommelier Association, N.A.S.A. Nadia also attended the Washington School of Protocol where she earned her International Dining Etiquette and Business Protocol certification. In addition, as a professional wine judge, Nadia judges some of the most prestigious wine competitions including The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, San Francisco International Wine Competition, California State Fair Wine Competition, International Women’s Wine Competition, and The San Diego International Wine Challenge.

Nadia's interest in wine began in her youth in her native Bulgaria, a region that was once one of the world’s largest wine producers. After Nadia left her home at age of 21, she traveled the world and lived in 3 different countries. Education eventually brought her to California, where she earned a B.S. from University of Southern Californa, the Marshall School of Business. Prior to USC, Nadia studied at Sofia University in Bulgaria and the University of Salzburg in Austria. In addition to wine, Nadia is passionate about travel, ballroom dancing, and philanthropy. She board member of “I Can Too” foundation, a nonprofit organization that brings smiles and relief to kids with special needs. She frequently visits the wine country of Santa Ynez, Napa, and Sonoma or enjoys discovering new wine bars and great restaurants in Los Angeles.  


NP Wine corporate clients: Accenture, Apolis, Oracle, John Hancock, The Honest Company, Smart ERP Solutions, GRP Financial, Alliance Bernstein, Ring Central, SAS, Peloton, Warner Brothers, Fox Sports, Tait & Associates, Fisher & Paykel, Gallagher Insurance, Moss Adams, Partner Engineering and Science, Inc., Rutan & Tucker, LLP., Bolton & Co., Wells Fargo Wealth Management, BlackRock etc.

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