Glen Mederos - Corporate Beverage Manager
Glen Mederos was born in Secaucus, NJ and moved to Miami at the age of 3. He grew up a fan of sports, playing soccer and football throughout his youth. He attended the University of Florida, played for the Rugby Team and majored in Sociology with a minor in Education. He gained 12 years of experience in the wine and spirits industry with a mid-sized retail group based out of Gainesville, which brought him to Orlando. In those 12 years he visited wine country in South Africa, Spain, New Zealand, Australia, France, Chile, Argentina, and Italy, along with several trips to California as well. Glen has pursued several certifications, completing the Introductory Course Exam through Court of Master Sommeliers and is a Certified Specialist of Wine. Currently he is pursuing the Level 3 WSET certification. Glen joined Talk of the Town Restaurants in 2012 as their Beverage Manager. He enjoys sharing his knowledge of the wine industry with the staff, simplifying the world of wine. He also puts his skills to use developing freshly executed cocktails based on seasonal availability. In his free time he enjoys his two American Bulldogs, gardening, watching football, yoga, cooking, wine, and traveling.