Teresa R. McKinney

President & CEO Delectatio of Wines

Teresa R. McKinney founded Delectatio in 2009, a boutique wine import company located in Magnolia, Texas that imports high-quality, small-production wines from around the world.

This role has provided extensive experience in the international wine supply chain, procurement, and wine marketing. Teresa is responsible for all aspects involved in the selection and importation of wines for distribution in several American markets.

Having obtained numerous advanced qualifications, she has broad experience in wine tasting and judging wine quality and marketability.

Teresa is also a WSET Course Instructor for Fine Vintage, Ltd., an award-winning global provider of wine education.

Education and Certifications:

  • Master of Wine Candidate
  • WSET Certified Instructor
  • WSET Diploma
  • WSET Advanced
  • Certified Specialist of Wine (Society of Wine Educators)
  • French Wine Scholar (Wine Scholar Guild)
  • Italian Wine Specialist (North American Sommelier Association)
  • Esteemed panelists of Ladies of the Vine Tasting, Luncheon & Panel Discussion
  • Featured Television Speaker on wine
  • Numerous contributions to print publications articles
  • Trade Tasting Expertise
  • Wine Competition Judge, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo’s International Wine Competition