HERstory: Maria

Meet MARIA

Sommelier, Wine steward, class act, educator

Name: "Maria"

Occupation: "Sommelier”

Tell me a little about your business: 

"As a private wine steward, I offer education and enjoyment of vino."

What is your business/work or personal philosophy?

"The multi dimensional magic of wine is the magnetic hold on my soul."

What makes you feel like a powerful woman?

"I feel most powerful when I'm happy. Happiness comes in many forms. One of the forms is looking and feeling great. Proud to wear Yansi Fugel creations while pouring the wine from a female winemaker who exudes the same power and pride."

Fill in the blank: I want my clothes to make me feel _______________.

"professional with a hint of under-toned sexiness. Just like the wine!"

Who are your top three badass female role models?

"Yansi Fugel. She is a visionary with impeccable taste in fashion. Her relaxed sense of who she is inspires me.

Sharon Domaleski. Her cool and confident nature along with her great sense of humour always magnetizes moments with her."

What is your favorite tux couture piece and why? 

"Alina Slim Pant, it goes with everything and fits famously”