Eric Crane

Advanced Sommelier,

Empire Distributors, Inc.

Eric S. Crane is a Georgia native and currently is the Director of Training and Business Development forEmpire Distributors, Inc. He has achieved the title of Certified Wine Educator from the Society of WineEducators and the title of Advanced, Sommelierfrom the Court of Master Sommeliers.

Eric also serves on the Board of Directors for the Guild of Sommeliers. As Empire’s Director of Training,he regularly teaches classes on wine and spirits to his company as well as to the public. His spare timefindshim enjoying his family and with his nose in either a book or a glass of wine.