After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, she worked for Astra Zeneca and Forest Pharmaceuticals. Kamlin began her career in the wine industry in 2005 with Carolina Wine Source in South Carolina. She passed level 1 with the Court of Master Sommeliers in June of 2008 and joined Southern Wine and Spirits sales team that November.
In 2010, she was recruited by Republic National Distributing Company to manage the South Carolina upstate. It was RNDC who introduced her to Jed and Steele Wines. While at RNDC, she was promoted to Area Manager of the Gallo footprint. She passed the American Society of Wine Educator’s “Certified Specialist of Wine” exam June 2012.
Kamlin decided to follow her passion of wine to California and join Jed’s team as a cellar worker for the 2013 harvest. After harvest, Kamlin stayed with Steele Wines and is now their Director of Sales. She lives in Lake County, Ca on the Jacobson Syrah Vineyard. When not on the road promoting Steele wines, she can be found in the vineyard with her pup Maddie or roaming the cellar harassing co-workers.
Sommelier & Wine Specialist
Kamlin Ross Fasano