2018 Talent

Devon Broglie

Master Sommelier & Global Beverage Buyer, Whole Foods Market

Broglie became a Master Sommelier in 2011. His interest in hospitality, food and wine blossomed at Duke University where, while earning a double degree in Psychology and Economics, he worked his first restaurant job and was hooked. After many years in the restaurant industry, Devon started his career with Whole Foods Market in the wine department of the Durham, North Carolina store. Several years and moves later, he settled into his current position as Global Beverage Buyer at the company’s headquarters in Austin, Texas where he now coordinates beverage programming for more than 470 stores. In 2014 he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas serving as Finance Chair for the past three years. He is a frequent conference speaker and panelist and has been featured in numerous print and online articles including Food & Wine, Somm Journal, SevenFifty Daily and others.