Carlin Karr

Wine Director, Frasca Hospitality Group, Boulder, CO

Carlin has been a member of the wine team at Frasca Food and Wine team since 2012. She oversees the award-winning wine programs at Frasca, Pizzeria Locale Boulder, Tavernetta and Sunday Vinyl.  After graduating from the University of Colorado in 2008, Carlin moved to San Francisco, where she opened the restaurant Sons & Daughters as General Manager and Wine Director before returning to Boulder to join the Frasca Hospitality Group.

Carlin is recognized as an “Advanced Sommelier” by the Court of Master Sommeliers and she has been recognized in Food & Wine’s Sommeliers of the Year 2018, Wine Enthusiast’s “40 Under 40” in 2019, Forbes’ “30 under 30” in 2011, Wine & Spirits Magazine’s “Best New Sommeliers,” and as an Eater “Young Gun.” Carlin is a hospitality mentor for women in wine through Batonnage and a member of Les Dames des Escoffiers.