Second City Sommeliers

leaders in Chicago's wine scene


Second City Sommeliers is designed to create a group of outstanding wine professionals. Members in the group are also leaders within Chicago’s wine industry and together, seek to improve their knowledge and professionalism.

Through committed learning, members will humbly assist one another with wine goals, be they career or personal. With a focus on the Court of Master Sommeliers’ certifications, SCS will use passion, professionalism, mentorship and leadership in our community, always embracing humility and service. 


AS Michael Matonte - President -

AS Mike Baker - Director of Education - baker

AS Dan Pilkey - Interim Director of Education / IT Director -

CS Arthur Hon - Treasurer -

AS Jim Bube - Interim Director of Education - 

CS Rachel Driver - Member -

AS Jennifer Schmitt - Member -

CS Mark Maruszak - Member -

AS Jill Zimorski - Member -

CS Greg Spalding - Member -

CS Doug Kahn - Member -

CS Jhea Fulgaro - Member -

AS Scott Tyree - Guest Member -