Our mission at Pip Imports and Domestics is to source delicious, authentic wines.
Our customer- and supplier-focused approach aligns buyer and producer objectives while sourcing delicious, authentic wines for the U.S. Consumer. We hold federal import and wholesale permits, and are vertically integrated as a broker in select markets.
Emily K. Bell, Founder and President
Emily's appreciation of food and wine was learned in the garden and kitchen of her Italian-American grandparents’ home, and has evolved into a lifelong exploration of gastronomy and food tradition. A fourteen year veteran of the wine industry, she has worked at the wholesaler and producer levels, in both control states and free markets. Emily is a graduate of the School of Hotel/Restaurant Management at Penn State and the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone, where she did additional coursework through the Rudd Center for Professional Wine Studies. A Certified Specialist of Wine as designated by the Society of Wine Educators, Emily has also studied with the Court of Master Sommeliers. She is a past president of Slow Food Philadelphia and has done volunteer work with the Wayne Art Center.
Angela Bell, Director of Administration and Compliance
Angela’s career in marketing and management consulting includes more than twenty years at the Vice President level. Working in wine is a natural extension of her longtime avocations of cooking and culinary literature. Angela holds a BS from the Pennsylvania State University and has done graduate coursework in liberal arts. She is a lifestyle blogger in her spare time and enjoys travel, gardening, and dogs.
NOUN The small, hard seed of a fruit, such as a grape.