Jorn Kleinhans

Jorn Kleinhans


Joey is the owner of Sommelier Capital Advisors LLC, a company dedicated to the creation of Sommelier-Guided Wine Tasting Experiences and the design of successful restaurant wine programs and executive wine education.

Together with his large team of associated sommeliers and wine educators, he is a speaker at corporate events and sommelier dinners, and has delivered countless wine experience programs for the destination and corporate meeting industry, as well as for private collectors and wine students. Joey holds certifications from the Court of Master Sommeliers as well as the Society of Wine Educators, where he is a seminar instructor. He specializes in the systematic tasting appreciation of the classical wine styles of both the old and new world.

Joey has produced the Sommelier Panel Shows at the Newport Wine and Food Festival and is experienced in large-scale wine event design. His work has been discussed in the Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, and more than 30 other publications and radio stations.

As a former investment professional and bond specialist, Joey held positions at PIMCO, KPMG, Invesco and other leading financial companies. He has served on the board of the American Red Cross of Orange County as the Vice Chair.

  • Title: Principal, The Wine Elite Sommelier Company
  • Location: Huntington Beach, CA