Shawn Richcreek, Judge

Shawn Richcreek is passionate about people, passionate about wine education and most importantly, he is passionate about providing amazing customer experiences! He is currently the Area Market Manager for Total Wine & More in Southern California, based at their flagship Store in Palm Desert. Shawn also teaches wine education classes for California State University San Bernardino’s Osher Institute in Palm Desert. Prior to Joining Total Wine & More, Shawn worked for 13 years for Beverages & More where he was the Director of Training for their retail stores. Prior to that, Shawn was the Southern California wine buyer for Cost Plus World Market and has worked on the retail side of the Wine and Spirits business in Southern California for more than 20 years. Shawn is a Certified Sommelier and a Certified Specialist of Spirits.

Pacific Rim Wine Competition