Sommelier Mariya Kovacheva of Cafe Boulud Palm Beach - Biography

Palm Beach, FL

August 2012

Café Boulud Palm Beach Head Sommelier Mariya Kovacheva oversees a cellar of over 600 selections, with an award-winning list that emphasizes Kovacheva’s love of classics, peppered with her discoveries of well made, terroir-driven wines from up-and-coming areas. A passionate chef-collaborator, Kovacheva hosts monthly wine tasting dinners at Café Boulud, as well as the “Tales of the Distiller” and “Seasons of Beer” series tasting events. Kovacheva is an Advanced Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers, with a Diploma from the Wine and Spirits Educational Trust. She won the Guild of Sommeliers’ Top Somm competition for South Central USA twice, and is a Top Somm 2012 champion.