about us

Twisted Vine Wine Shop and Bar was founded and is operated by Brendan Moore, a 25-year veteran of the food and beverage industry. We are committed to being a specialty wine shop and bar, providing Pewaukee and the greater Waukesha area with high-quality and high-value wines with amazing service in a fun atmosphere. We will educate and entertain wine consumers of all experience levels through exposure to exciting wine and knowledge.

Twisted Vine carries more than 300 wines available for retail purchase as well as a rotating selection of about 30 wines available by the taste, glass or carafe for enjoying in the bar. In addition to our wine selections we carry specialty spirits, beers, sodas and more to meet everyone’s needs.

Brendan Moore , owner/founder/wine guru/cork dork

A true wine and hospitality industry veteran, having worked from cooking burgers in fast food to serving alongside some of the industry’s most talented chefs and winemakers. He has a strong background of wine sales, education, and service along with customer relations and restaurant management. Brendan is a “Certified Sommelier” through The Court of Master Sommeliers, one of the industry‚Äôs most highly-regarded wine education institutions, a “Certified Specialist of Wine” (CSW) through the Society of Wine Educators, an “Official Spanish Wine Educator”, and earned the title of Top|Somm 2010, being selected as one of the Top 50 Sommeliers in the nation in that year’s competition by the Sommeliers Guild. With more than 20 years experience working in restaurants and another 7 years experience in wine wholesale and importation business, Brendan has made food and beverage his life and he loves to share his knowledge and experience.