We are pleased to announce the addition of Christie Kiley to the contributing staff of Your Home with Karie Engels. Christie’s knowledge and vast experience will be an asset to our site and on behalf of the entire family family of Your Home, Welcome aboard Christie!
International Sommelier and Chef Christie Kiley has over a decade of combined experience in both restaurants and wineries. While working in kitchens under talented chefs, she spent nights off serving guests in the dining room.
Her passion for food began overflowing into the wine industry and while laboring during wine harvests in Napa, she learned the nature of the product from soil to bottling. Experience working the back- and front-of-the-house in restaurants, wineries in sales, and as a food and wine educator, Christie has vast knowledge of the two industries.
Christie is currently living in Buenos Aires, where she received her Fourth level International Sommelier Certificate from the Escuela de Argentina Sommeliers (EAS) after two years of study. She is now travelling to fine-tune her knowledge and delve into the gastronomy and cultures around the globe. She works as a freelance writer to share her cultural experiences.
Christie is a contributes to the following publications: Macraron Magazine, G’Day Chef, Wine Cooler Direct, and Which Winery