Sommelier Summit Presenters

May 6–8, 2018

Ian Adams
15 Romolo

Jon Brzycki
Culinary Gardener
CIA at Copia

Gillian Ballance, MS
National Education Manager
Treasury Wine Estates

Bob Bath, MS
Professor
CIA at Greystone

Scott Beattie
Beverage Director
Meadowood Estate Events

Tom Bensel
Managing Director
CIA California

Rob Bigelow, MS
Senior Director of Wine Education
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Ellen Cavalli
Co-owner / Sales & Marketing Director
Tilted Shed

Sue Conley
Cheese Maker / Owner
Cowgirl Creamery

Will Costello, MS
Estate Ambassador
Bien Nacido & Solomon Hills Estates

Paolo Di Marchi
Owner
Isole e Olena

Alexandra Devarenne
Owner
CalAthena

Gillian Dougherty
Sommelier PRESS Restaurant

Christie Dufault, CHE
Professor
CIA at Greystone

Traci Dutton
Sommelier
CIA California

Ken Fredrickson, MS
Founder
Tenzing Wine & Spirits

Matthew Gunn
Farm Manager
The Culinary Insitute of America

Randall Grahm
Winemaker / Owner
Bonny Doon Vineyards

Peter Granoff, MS
Owner / Partner
Oxbow Cheese & Wine

Andrew Green
Wine & Spirits Director / Partner
Spruce

Evan Goldstein, MS
President and CEO
Full Circle Wine Solutions

Darlene Hayes
Author
All Into Cider

Connor Howard, CS
SommSelect

Michael Ireland
Co-owner
High Treason

Lucas Jones
Vice President of Business Development
Benchmark Wine Group

Shelley Lindgren
Wine Director & Partner
SPQR / A16

David Lynch
Editorial Director
Somm Select

Jordan MacKay
Author

John McConnell
Executive Chef
Clif Family Vineyard

Reggie Narito, MS
Vice President of Fine Wine
Young’s Market Company

Tegan Passalaqua
Director of Winemaking
Turley Wine Cellars

Brian Reccow
CEO
Magnolia Brewing

Paul Roberts, MS
Chief Operating Officer
Colgin Cellars

Jim Rollston, MS
Wine Director
Manresa

Andrea Robinson, MS
Wine Educator & Author

John Skupny
Proprietor / Winemaker
Lang and Reed Wine Company

Matt Stamp, MS
Co-owner
Compline

Tony Tellin
Head Teamaker
Smith Teamaker

Karoline Walch
Winemaker
Elena Walch

Tom Wark
Publisher
Cider Journal

Hoby Wedler, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Lead Designer
Senspoint Design

Patrick Will
VP, Brand Management & Development
Vintus Wines

John Williams
Winemaker
Frog’s Leap Winery

Michael Wolf
Associate Professor
CIA

David Yoshida, MS
Pollux Wine

Nile Zacherle
Proprietor
Mad Fritz Brewing Co.

Kevin Zraly
Wine Educator & Author