Aya Nomoto is the Account Development Manager for Breakthru Beverage Nevada, and oversees a portfolio of more than 50 fine wine suppliers. Aya has over 20 years of experience in restaurant and hospitality, including 15 years of sales and marketing in the beverage industry. Aya has consistently exceeded sales targets for over the years, and has key experience in Fine Wine, Sake, and Japanese Cuisine. Aya is highly knowledgeable in marketing and customer relations, with an emphasis in Asian accounts.
Aya Nomoto is a Certified Educator of Wine and Sake for the Wine & Spirits Education Trust, an Advanced Sake Specialist with the Sake Education Council, a Certified Specialist of Wine with the Society of Wine Educators, and a Certified Beer Server with the Cicerone Program. She has earned her Advanced Sommelier certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2016, and is currently working towards the Master Sommelier Diploma. Aya was selected as a Finalist for the World Sake Sommelier Competition in 2014 and 2019, representing the US.