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Dot.ssa* Shelley Lindgren

In 2015, Shelley received the James Beard Award for “Outstanding Wine Program” at A16. A member of Les Dames d’ Escoffier since 2006, Shelley’s involvement in the local community extends beyond the walls of her restaurants, and she served as a board member for La Cocina, Guild of Sommeliers and Marin’s Slide Ranch. 

A16 Food + Wine won “Cookbook of the Year” and “First Book/The Julia Child Award” at the 2009 IACP Cookbook Awards.

In 2012, she co-authored her second book, SPQR: Modern Italian Food & Wine.

*Lindgren was knighted by the Consulate General of Italy in San Francisco, receiving the "Cavaliere dell'Ordine Della Stella Italia" designation (Dott.ssa)

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Knighted into Italy's Cavaliere dell'Ordine Della Stella Italia 2019

Knighted into Cavalieri del Tartufo  2017
Texsom - speaker/seminar - 2010 - 2019

San Francisco International Judge - 2012 - 2017

Sunset Magazine Wine Competition Judge - 2017 & 2014

Collisioni Wine Panel in Asti, Italy - December 2016

Vinitaly Wine Competition Judge '5 StarWines' - Verona Italy 2017

Wine Educator - Tante Marie Cooking School | 2001–14

CIA Sommelier Summit Panels

CIA - Culinary Ambassador 2015


Food & Wine - Tastemkers

Podcast - 'I'll Drink to that'

Podcast - Guild of Sommeliers

Sommelier Journal


Town & Country

Wine Spectator

In Style

C Magazine


Bibena (Italy)

CBS news recommending wine