Since March, the Wall Street Journal has named her the “Global Virtual Wine Experience Guru” 3x (!) and Belinda Chang warmly invites YOU and your guests to her world class, energizing virtual experiences. An award-winning lifestyle expert, Belinda specializes in making epic moments everyday occurrences and is the leader in powerful virtual engagement with food, wine and more.
Belinda’s over twenty year career has earned her coverage like “The Everlasting Influence of OG Sommelier Belinda Chang” and “How Sommelier Belinda Chang is Setting a New Standard for Wine Events”. Prior to entering the life of a boot strap, small business owner, Belinda managed the legendary wine and service teams at Charlie Trotter’s in Chicago, The Fifth Floor in San Francisco, Danny Meyer’s The Modern in NYC and more. While at The Modern, she was honored with James Beard Awards’ “Outstanding Wine Service” in 2011 – the first and only time this award has been given to a bipoc woman.
Belinda’s production team, Studio 8h Productions, has a client roster that includes 80 Fortune 500 companies for over 200 global virtual experiences to date including: Mastercard, American Airlines, Sak’s Fifth Avenue, Kellogg’s. Kroger, Dell and more. She has created and produced virtual experiences for live global audiences from 6 to 300K simulcast.
When she’s not producing some of the food world’s buzziest irl and virtual events — the weekly Sunday Virtual Boozy Brunch, the food and wine world’s who’s who annual Pre-Prom, which is dedicated to connecting, empowering and pampering women in the restaurant industry; the annual Aspen Classic Pool Party; or any number of Chef’s Collab dinners — Belinda can be found appearing in local and national outlets like The New York Times, Food and Wine, Forbes, CNBC, Fox, ABC and more.