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SA

Stephanie Agee

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Director of Marketing and Development
avatar for Jesse Alvarado

Jesse Alvarado

L'Auberge Chez Francois
Sommelier/ Manager
NA

Naomi Annable

Dr. Ho's Humble Pie
Manager
avatar for Michael Attanasi

Michael Attanasi

Virginia Winemakers Research Exchange
Research Coordinator
avatar for Stephen Barnard

Stephen Barnard

Keswick Vineyards
Winemaker and Vineyard Manager
LB

Linda Barrett

Viva Tysons/Viva Reston Magazines
Wine Editor
avatar for Nancy Bauer

Nancy Bauer

Virginia Wine in My Pocket
Owner
DB

Diane Bechamps

Virginia Tourism Corporation
Vice President Marketing
JB

Jack Berninger

Richmond Times-Dispatch
Wine columnist
JB

Jason Bise

The Country Vintner
Sales Manager
avatar for Annette Boyd

Annette Boyd

Virginia Wine Marketing Office
Director
CB

Christi Braginton

Virginia Tourism Corproation / Capital Region USA
International Media Relations Manager
SB

Stuart Brennen

Ashby Inn & Restaurant
Sommelier
avatar for Derek Brown

Derek Brown

Drink Company
President
MB

Matthew Brown

King Family Vineyards
Wine Club Manager
avatar for Crystal Cameron-Schaad

Crystal Cameron-Schaad

Crystal Palate
Owner
avatar for Adam Caperton

Adam Caperton

The Winebow Group
Brand Manager
avatar for Richard Carson

Richard Carson

Paradise Springs Winery
Director of Hospitality and Sales
SC

Susan Carter

Foggy Ridge Cider
General Manager
AC

Amanda Charette

Jefferson Vineyards
General Manager
JC

Jessica Chivers-Wilson

Boxwood Estate Winery
Regional Sales Manager
DC

Diane Church, CSW

Ingleside vineyards
VIP coordinator/ wine educator
MC

Maryann Costa

Kroger
Wine consultant/dept.mgr.
KC

Kathy Cox

Wegmans Food Markets
Wine Manager
avatar for Corry Craighill

Corry Craighill

Sunset Hills Vineyard & 50 West Vineyard
Winemaker
SC

Sarah Craun

Monticello Wine Trail
Admin
avatar for Julie Dalton

Julie Dalton

Wit & Wisdom Tavern
Lead Sommelier
VD

Victoria Dilg-Prater

L'Auberge Chez Francois
avatar for AJ Dronkers

AJ Dronkers

EdibleDC Magazine
Associate Publisher
PD

Patrick Duffeler

Williamsburg Winery
President & CEO
LD

Leandra Dunlevy

Richmond Restaurant Group
Director of Operations
JD

Jeremy Durst

Republic National Distributing Company
Division Manager
avatar for Carrie Dykes

Carrie Dykes

Wine Enthusiast
Tasting Coordinator
PE

Patt Eagan

Early Mountain Vineyards
Director of Sales
avatar for Justin Falco

Justin Falco

Lovingston Winery
Certified Sommelier | Sales & Marketing
LF

Lindsey Fern

The Inn at Little Washington
Sommelier
avatar for Matthieu Finot

Matthieu Finot

King Family Vineyards
Winemaker
CF

Chris Flemer

Ingleside Vineyards
Marketing Director
DF

Doug Flemer

Ingleside Vineyards
Proprietor
avatar for Diane Flynt

Diane Flynt

Foggy Ridge Cider
Founder
KF

Kris Forsha

Fleurie Restaurant
General Manager
avatar for Abbey Fox

Abbey Fox

RdV Vineyards
Sales and Hospitality
AF

Amy Frazier

Narmada Winery
Tasting Room Manager
avatar for Marilyn Friddle

Marilyn Friddle

Capital Wine School
Educator
JG

JENNIFER GANDOLFI

WINE ENTHUSIAST MAGAZINE
SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
avatar for Sharon Gardner

Sharon Gardner

Vinifera Wine Bar & Bistro
Sommelier
KG

Kirsten Georgi

The Armchair Sommelier
Blogger
LG

Lani Gering

OTC Media LLC
Co-Publisher/Writer
EG

Eric Gertner

feast!
owner
avatar for JEAN NEWMAN GLOCK

JEAN NEWMAN GLOCK

JNG Worldwide
Owner
JG

Jessica Goode

Zynodoa
General Manager
avatar for Basil Gooden

Basil Gooden

Office of the Governor
Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
avatar for Steven Grubbs

Steven Grubbs

Wine Director
Empire State South and Five & Ten
MG

Macon Gurley

Zynodoa
Beverage Manager
avatar for Mattias Hägglund

Mattias Hägglund

Shagbark
Bartender
avatar for Lauren Hall

Lauren Hall

Creative Services
President
BH

Booth Hardy

Barrel Thief Wine Shop and Cafe
Sommelier
avatar for Kirsty Harmon

Kirsty Harmon

Blenheim Vineyards
Winemaker
TH

Terri Hauser

Virginia Wine Dogs Blog
Blogger
AH

Aimee Henkle

The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek
Owner
TH

Todd Henkle

The Vineyards & Winery at Lost Creek
Owner
avatar for Michael Heny

Michael Heny

Horton Vineyards
Winemaker
CH

Caroline Hermann

capital wine school
wine instructor
avatar for Shannon Hood

Shannon Hood

Brenner Pass
Bar Manager
CH

Chad Hornik

The Melting Pot
Owner
avatar for Kristi Huber

Kristi Huber

Stone Tower Winery
President
LH

Lacey Huber

Stone Tower Winery
Vice President
avatar for Christopher Jenkins

Christopher Jenkins

Faithbrooke Vineyards
Co-Owner
avatar for Melinda Jenkins

Melinda Jenkins

Faithbrooke Vineyards
Co-Owner
SJ

Shannon Johnson

Virginia Wine Marketing Office
Marketing Coordinator
BJ

Ben Jordan

Early Mountain Vineyards
Winemaker
avatar for Barbara Joynes

Barbara Joynes

Valley Road Vineyards
Co-Founder
SJ

Stan Joynes

Valley Road Vineyards
CEO
avatar for Michael Kaiser

Michael Kaiser

WineAmerica
Vice President
avatar for Michelle Kimmell

Michelle Kimmell

Afton Mountain Vineyards
Sales Manager
DK

David King

King Family Vineyards
Owner
avatar for Jennifer Knowles

Jennifer Knowles

Mirabelle DC
Service and Wine Director
DK

David Kostelnik

Early Mountain Vineyards
General Manager
avatar for Susan Kramer

Susan Kramer

Virginia Wine Marketing Office
Marketing Manager
avatar for Max Kuller

Max Kuller

Doi Moi, Estadio, and Proof
Beverage Director & Partner
avatar for Antoinette Landragin

Antoinette Landragin

Cork & Fork
Owner
RL

Richard Leahy

Richard Leahy
Editor
avatar for Thomas

Thomas "T" Leggett

Bar Manager
The Roosevelt
CL

Cathy Lindahl

Red Foxx Inn
Beverage Manager
avatar for Rachael Lowe

Rachael Lowe

Spiaggia
Director of Beverage
TV

Tamara Vrooman Lucas

Ankida Ridge Vineyards
sales/marketing manager
MM

Michael Macfarlan

Glass House Winery
Owner/Chocolatier
JM

Jason Maddens

Ah-So Restaurant
Chef/Owner
avatar for Pamela Margaux

Pamela Margaux

Margaux & Company
Owner
avatar for Sébastien Marquet

Sébastien Marquet

Burgundy Style
Owner & Winemaker
RM

Robey Martin

Richmond Magazine
Writer
avatar for Dave McIntyre

Dave McIntyre

The Washington Post
Wine Columnist
avatar for Keith Miller

Keith Miller

Piedmont Virginian Magazine/The Inn at Little Washington
Coumnist/Somm
AM

Alexander Morgan

James River Cellars Winery
General Manager
avatar for Frank Morgan

Frank Morgan

DrinkWhatYouLike.com
Author
PM

Paulette Musselman

Glass House Winery
Premier Club & Promotions Manager
TN

Terri Newman-Hyde

Generals Ridge Vineyards
Event & PR Manager
avatar for Robert Newton

Robert Newton

Black Walnut, Nightingale 9, Wilma Jean and Smith Canteen
Chef & Owner
avatar for Stephen Ninneman

Stephen Ninneman

Thomas Jefferson Foundation
Museum Shop Manager
AN

Adi Noe

Polished Pig Media
Executive Director
JO

Jeff Ottaviano

The Wine Loft
Owner
SP

Sudha Patil

Narmada Winery
Owner/Winemaker
WP

Wendy Pease

Kroger
Wine Consultant
avatar for Emily Pelton

Emily Pelton

Veritas Vineyards & Winery
Winemaker
avatar for Kristel Poole

Kristel Poole

Modern Gentleman
Sommelier/Director of Operations
CP

Chris Porter

The Inn at Little Washington
Head Bartender
avatar for Molly Quirk

Molly Quirk

Fabio Trabocchi Group
Sommelier
CR

Christopher Ritzcovan

Jefferson Vineyards
Winemaker
avatar for Winn Roberton

Winn Roberton

Bourbon Steak
Head Sommelier
avatar for Dave Robertson

Dave Robertson

Vine to Wine Coop / Wine and Beer Supply
Owner
DR

David Robishaw

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Sales & Market Development Manager
avatar for Harry Root

Harry Root

President
Grassroots Wine
AR

Aubrey Rose

Rosemont Vineyards
General Manager
JR

Justin Rose

Rosemont Vineyards
Winemaker
DR

Doug Rosen

Arrowine
President
ZR

Zoey Rowley

Polished Pig Media
VR

Vicki Ruckman

All Things Virginia
Owner
AR

Anthony Ruffo

Field & Main
Dining Room Manager
JS

Jeff Sanders

Glass House Winery
Owner
avatar for Erin Scala, DWS

Erin Scala, DWS

Fleurie Restaurant
Wine Director
JS

Jill Schildkamp

Afton Mountain Vineyards
sales
ES

Elizabeth Schneider

Wine for Normal People
Chief Normal Wine Person
BS

Bruce Schutte

Wine Pro Tours
Owner
MS

Melanie Scoggins

Loudoun County Economic Development
Rural Retention and Marketing Manager
AS

Allison Scott

Jefferson Vineyards
Office
MS

Megan Seibel

Office of the Governor
Assistant Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry
avatar for Michael Shaps

Michael Shaps

Michael Shaps Wineworks
Winemaker
avatar for Noah Signerman

Noah Signerman

Wise Buck
Beverage Director
avatar for Noah Singerman

Noah Singerman

Husk Charleston
Sommelier
avatar for Clint Sloan

Clint Sloan

Banshee & Valkyrie Selections
Southeast Sales Manager
ES

Elizabeth Smith

Afton Mountain Vineyards
Owner
avatar for Lucinda Smith

Lucinda Smith

Blue Ridge Libations
Owner
SS

Simon Smith

Williamsburg Winery
VP, Food & Beverage
CS

Charlotte Strode

Polished Pig Media
Senior Account Manager
avatar for Jess Sutten

Jess Sutten

Before & After
Operation Manager
BT

Bob Tagert

OTC Media, LLC
Co-Publisher/Writer
avatar for Jason Tesauro

Jason Tesauro

Chief Sommelier
Barboursville Vineyards
avatar for Lenn Thompson

Lenn Thompson

The Cork Report
Founder & Editor
BT

Betty Titterington

Afton Mountain Vineyards
Sales
BT

Bill Tonkins

Vertias Vineyards & Winery
Vineyard Manager
ST

Seth Torrence

The Country Vintner
VP of Sales
CV

Christine Vrooman

Ankida Ridge Vineyards
Owner/Director of Operations
RV

Rachel Vrooman

Stinson Vineyards
Winemaker/Director of Operations
TW

Tracy Waldron

Waldron Wine Selections
avatar for Neal Wavra

Neal Wavra

Founder & Sommelier
FABLE Hospitality and Field & Main Restaurant
avatar for Karyn White

Karyn White

Republic National Distributing Co
District Manager- on premise
avatar for Summer Whitford

Summer Whitford

The Daily Meal
DC Editor
avatar for Kathy Wiedemann

Kathy Wiedemann

Casanel Winery
Senior Wine Educator
JK

Jane Kincheloe Wiles

ParadiseSpringsWinery
Winery Owner
KW

Kirk Wiles

Paradise Springs Winery
Founder
BW

Brooke Willard

King Family Vineyards
General Manager
avatar for Michelle Williams

Michelle Williams

Richmond Restaurant Group
Owner


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