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Legends Behind the Craft

Feb 2, 2023

Brendan Quigley is the Co-owner and President of Quigley Fine Wines. Together with his wife, Christina, they are passionate oenophiles with a combined 30 years in the wine industry. They are supported and surrounded by great friends and family who share their wine obsession. Quigley Fine Wines' portfolio is...


Jan 26, 2023

Alex Andrawes is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Personal Wine. He founded this wine-based technology company to focus on mass customization of wine and liquor for gifting and branding. Aside from Personal Wine, Alex is also the Founder of Chem ID and Estate Wine Brokers and is the author of the book Investing...


Jan 19, 2023

Diana Hawkins is the Owner and General Manager of Pope Valley Winery. She earned her agricultural business degree from CSU, Chico and moved back to Pope Valley, where she started as an Office Assistant at Pope Valley Winery. Today, Diana handles all of the winery's day-to-day management. Aside from leading the team,...


Jan 12, 2023

Angelica O'Reilly is the Owner of Distaff Wine Co. in Newberg, Oregon. Angelica and her daughters felt dictated about how and why people should enjoy certain wines. They noticed that the industry focused less on creating a conversation and learning and more on rigid rules and tradition. This led to them creating Distaff...


Jan 5, 2023

Dustin Mowe, is the President and CEO of Portocork, a premier supplier of natural cork closures to the North American wine industry. He has been in the cork business for more than 22 years and started a sales career at Sabaté Cork Company, which took him to every major wine-producing state in America. He then...