Tali Dalbaha’s career in the hospitality industry began at age young age in Tel Aviv, Israel, where she gained decades of experience working for internationally renowned clubs, restaurants and hotels rising to management in nearly every professional setting she encountered. In 2011 Tali moved to New York City, and became an Advanced Sommelier through CMS (Court of Master Sommeliers).
In 2016, Tali joined the fine dining establishment of Jean Georges as a Sommelier. Previously she worked as the Wine Director at City Winery, a fully functioning winery paired with fine dining that operates both as a venue and events space. There her responsibilities included curating the venue’s award winning wine list of over 700+hand-picked bottles, driving the wine program, and training over 50 staff. Currently, Tali is the Brand Ambassador for Graves, Pessac-Léognan, Sauternes and Barsac in the North America with a full time position as the Corporate Wine Director for Buy Rite Wine & Liquor Group in NJ, overseeing 55 beverage retail stores.