Wine Oh TV Executive Producer and Host Monique Soltani is an award-winning journalist with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism and American Studies. Monique honed her reporting skills working at ABC, NBC and CBS affiliates across the country. Monique’s been featured in major publications such as The New York Times and the San Jose Mercury News. She has a certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers, is an experienced wine judge, and has interviewed at least two hundred winemakers, dozens of top chefs, and A-list celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Nicole Kidman and Kate Hudson.
Monique is also a trained SAG/AFTRA actor and studied at The Groundlings, Warner Loughlin Studios and The Atlantic Theater Company. Monique's worked on various films, television shows, plays and commercials. Learn more about Monique's work as an actor on IMDB.
Monique lives to go live! Given her gift of gab, she loves emceeing events and co-hosting parades. In recent years, Monique hosted the live broadcasts for the Livermore Holiday Sights and Sounds Parade, Fresno Christmas Parade and Fresno Veterans Day Parade.
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES
2019 & 2018 The Taste Awards Best Drink or Beverage Program Online
2018 The Taste Awards Best Drink or Beverage Program on Television, Best Single Topic Series, Hall of Fame Inductee
2014 Wine Spectator Awards Honorable Mention
2012 Wine Blog Awards Winner: Best Original Video
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