Garth Herr — The Sanctuary’s main “Wine Guy”

Garth Herr knows his wine.  He better…  He’s Sommelier at The Sanctuary’s premier restaurant, The Ocean Room.  He’s our “wine guy!”  Garth began his Beverage Specialist career in Richmond, VA in the early 90’s and wrote his first wine list for TJ’s at The Jefferson Hotel in 2000. Garth received his certification as Sommelier and Specialist of Wine in 2006. He is a passionate wine lover and especially interested in the history and culture that surrounds the production and consumption of wine. He is continuing his studies to include beer and spirits certifications.

Herr has worked for Kiawah Island Golf Resort and sister properties for the past 13 years, with over 1,200 wine selections to look after; Garth spends most of his time in The Ocean Room as the Sommelier/Beverage Manager. Herr, a past winner of the BB&T Charleston Wine & Food Festival Top Sommelier competition continues to strive in growing the beverage world at The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort.

So, next time you visit The Ocean Room, we suggest you take advantage of his vast knowledge.  Bottom’s up!