What is your favorite food & wine pairing?

Washington Bordeaux red blend and a medium rare filet mignon.

Shelley Tomberg

Executive Director

(206) 326-5762

A Washington Cabernet Franc with my famous and crowd favorite feta and spinach quiche.

Melissa Pederson

Managing Director, Events & Operations
(206) 326-5770

A medium rare rib eye and an aged Washington Cabernet Sauvingnon.


Director of Marketing & Communications
(206) 326-5747

Syrah with a char-grilled burger.

Martine Kulesa

Development Manager
(206) 326-5768

BBQ Chicken Pizza with a Cabernet Sauvignon.

Alexis Ip

Event Manager

(971) 506-1098

Bubbles and oysters

Jessica Fox

Administrative Assistant

(206) 326-5754

Grenache or Rhone Style Blend with Lamb.

Jamie Peha

Director, Private Barrel Auction
(206) 661-8243

Filet Mignon with a Cabernet Sauvignon.

Gary McLean

Special Projects
(253) 229-4280

Board of Directors

Sam E. Baker

Oles Morrison Rinker Baker LLP

Ted Baseler

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates

Bob Betz, MW

Wine Consulting

Frank and Charlene Blethen

The Seattle Times

Dick Boushey

Boushey Vineyards

Phyllis Campbell

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Stacy Lill

Cashmere Partners

Cameron Myhrvold

Ignition Partners

Deborah Nash

Microsoft Corporation, Retired

Jean-François Pellet

Pepper Bridge Winery

Michael Towers

Ambassador Vineyards

Steve Warner

Washington State Wine Commission




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