Will Costello is the Export Manager for the Miller Family Wine Company and the Estates Ambassador for Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estate. He is a Master Sommelier by the American Chapter of the Court of Master Sommeliers. Costello has competed in numerous wine-related competitions, including The Court of Master Sommelier’s TOP/Somm, The Chaine de Rotisseurs “Young Somm Competition,” the Ruinart Champagne Challenge, and was named one of Wine & Spirits Magazine’s “Top New Sommeliers 2013. ”
He is an educator for New Zealand Wines and educates yearly at the Society of Wine Educators National Conference. Costello is often included in The Somm Journal, Gourmet, Wine & Spirits Magazine, Eater National Publications.
Before joining the Miller Family Wine Company team, he was the Wine Director at Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, where he oversaw the entire wine program. This included TWIST by Pierre Gagnaire, the famous chef’s only American outpost. In addition, he was the Maitre d’ of San Diego’s only Michelin starred restaurant, Addison restaurant at The Grand Del Mar.
He is married to Yvette and lives with their four dogs and son Liam in Las Vegas. He has climbed some of the world’s highest mountains, including Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Denali, and Mt. Aconcagua. He is a certified commercial pilot as well.