Brandon St-Martin CS CWP CSW
Brandon has been part of our Idaho wine community since 2016, as brand manager and winery sommelier for 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards, Sawtooth Winery, and Cinder Winery in the Snake River Valley AVA. Brandon is passionate about championing and showcasing Idaho’s exciting wine and craft beverage industries, along with Boise’s hip, urbane cultural scene!
Brandon St-Martin is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers (one of only a few in the state of Idaho). He also earned the designation of Certified Wine Professional with the Culinary Institute of America in Napa Valley (America’s preeminent culinary arts academy). He is also a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators. Brandon is an alumnus of Sonoma State University with wine industry certifications in Winery Management and Marketing. Brandon has eleven years of wine and hospitality industry experience, having worked with vineyards, wineries and eateries in the Texas Hill Country, Napa Valley, Sonoma, New York’s Finger Lakes, Hudson River Valley, North Fork Long Island, New York City, and also Idaho’s Snake River Valley and Eagle Foothills wine regions. Brandon has a bachelor's degree from Texas Christian University, and is in graduate school for an MBA in Entrepreneurship. Brandon is a US Army Veteran and former Russian Linguist with Army Intelligence. Brandon St-Martin is a member in good standing with the Idaho Wine Commission, Southwest Idaho Travel Association, and the Eagle Chamber of Commerce.