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Heidi Barrett is one of the most sought after winemakers in Napa Valley. She consults and makes wine for several wineries in the Napa Valley. Her career includes making wine for Screaming Eagle, one of the cult wineries of Napa Valley. She also has her own private label brand, La Sirena.

Maggie Kruse is head winemaker for Jordan Winery located in the Russian River Valley. She joined Jordan Winery in 2006. As winemaker at Jordan, Kruse oversees all aspects of managing the day-to-day operations in the cellars, including quality control experiments, fermentation monitoring, tank and lot organizing, selecting and inspecting barrels, blending, batonnage, selecting corks and bottles, bottling and labeling.

Elizabeth Vianna is head winemaker for Chimney Rock Winery. Chimney Rock is located in the Stags Leap Appellation in Napa Valley. Joining the winery in 1999 as an intern, Elizabeth, has consistently created award-winning wines

Laura Orozco – Laura is the Assistant Winemaker for Chimney Rock Winery. She grew up in the vineyards with her dad working in the vineyards. When she isn’t making wine, she is running several miles through the vineyards of the Napa Valley.

Cathy Corison is the founding partner and winemaker for Corison Winery, Napa Valley. Corison started in 1987 buy purchasing Cabernet from prime grape growers. For over three decades, they have built a home to welcome wine enthusiasts. Corison Winery is located in the heart of the Napa Valley.

Kathleen Inman – Owner, Winemaker, and General Manager of Inman Family Wines. In 2020, she was chosen as the years Wine, Beer & Spirits Industry Award Winner and has won several awards including rising winemaker. Located in the Russian River Valley, her intimate winery focuses on sustainability as a core value.

Penny Gadd-Coster – Winemaker for Breathless Wines located in Healdsburg, California. Built by the love of three sisters, this winery creates delicious Sparkling wine. Penny was named “Winemaker of the Year by the Northbay business Journal in 2013.