Allison began her work in wine in 2004 as a broker. In 2010, she became a licensed importer and wholesaler. Currently, she is the sole proprietor of Allison Robbins Wines—a Santa Monica-based importer and distributor of boutique wines from California, Washington, and Oregon. Allison also offers private wine tasting seminars and cellar consultation.
Allison obtained a Certification in Vintage Wine from UCLA in 2006, and holds both intermediate and advanced certificates from WSET. She is also a member of the Society of Wine Educators and The Wine Salon in Los Angeles. You can find her published work in The New York Times, New York Magazine, and Daily Variety.