The Columbia Alumni Wine Industry Network's (WIN) Virtual Wine Cellar

Central Coast, CA

Greg Ahn is president and CEO of Folktale Wine Group. Brands include NV Folktale Sparkling Brut, 2015 Le Mistral Grenache, and Le Mistral Viogner 2016. 

Julie Rothberg is the CEO and Co-Founder of 13th and Third Wines. Brands include 2015 NMR, 2016 Lily, and 2016 Rosé. 

Inland Valleys, CA

Philip James is the former founder of First Leaf Wine Club and the current founder & CEO of Penrose Hill WinesBrands include Bodewell Wines. 

Lompoc, CA

Kate Griffith is the Proprietor of Flying Goat Cellars.  Brands include Pinot Noirs, Pinot Gris, Blanc de Blancs, and Brut Cuvée.

Michael Fogelman is the Winemaker & Owner of Sweetzer Cellars. Brands include 2014 Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay, 2014 Rita's Crown Vineyard Pinot Noir, and 2014 Presqu'ile Vineyard Chardonnay. 

Napa, CA

Aimee Chang is the Proprietor of Nine Suns Wine.  Brands include 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Houyi Vineyard , 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Stones No.2, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill-Knockmore, and 2012 Proprietary Red.

Jason Chang is the Owner of Nine Suns Wine.  Brands include 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Houyi Vineyard , 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Stones No.2, 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Pritchard Hill-Knockmore, and the 2012 Proprietary Red.


Kathryn Hall is the Owner and Vintner of HALL Wines.  Brands include 2016 Hall Diamond Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014 Hall Napa Valley Merlot, and 2016 Hall Katherine Hall Cabernet Sauvignon.


Austin Hills is the Chairman of the Board of Grgich Hills Estate.  Brands include Chardonnay, Fumé Blanc, Zinfandel, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Owner Julie Johson makes the wines Ingrid & Julia Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, and Rutherford Perspective Zinfandel. Find out more about Tres Sabores Vineyard.

Tres Sabores wine bottle

Dan Petroski is the Winemaker of Massican Vineyards and Larkmead Vineyards.  Brands of Massican Vineyard include: Massican Annia, Massican Gemina, Massican Hyde, and Massican Sauvignon Blanc. Brands of Larkmead Vineyards include: Cabernet Sauvignon, Firebelle, and Solari.

Mary Rocca is the Contact of Rocca Family Vineyards.  Wines include 2016 Chardonnay, 2015 Collinetta Cabernet Sauvignon, 2015 Vespera, and 2014 Merlot.

Eric Titus is the Owner of Titus Vineyards.  Brands include 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, 2016 Zinfandel, 2016 Cabernet Franc, and 2015 Merlot.

Drs. William “Rusty” and Rebekeh Shappley are co-owners of Cornerstone Cellars.  Wines include 2016 Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016 Santa Rita Hills Pinot Noir, 2017 Sonoma Sauvignon Blanc and 2018 Sonoma Corallina Rose.

Rutherford, CA

Valeria Huneeus is the Vineyard Master and Proprietor of Quintessa Winery.  Brands include 2016 Quintessa and 2017 Illumination.

W. Swanson is the Owner of Swanson Vineyards.  Brands include 2015 Alexis Cabernet Sauvignon, 2013 Merlot Magnum, 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 Rosato, 2016 Salon Chardonnay, and 2018 Pinot Grigio.   

Sonoma, CA

Brent Bessire found his love for wine as a student at Columbia, and is now the Co-owner of Fogline Vineyards. Brands include Pinot Noir Russian River Valley, and 2014 Zinfandel - Dry Creek Valley - Grist Vineyard.


Professional diver Yoav Gilat is the CEO and Founder of Share A Splash Wine Co. Brands include Cannonball Cabernet Sauvignon 2015, Angels & Cowboys Rosé, and Angels & Cowboys Proprietary Red 2015. 

Cannonball bottle label

Andy Robinson is the Associate Winemaker of Seghesio Family Vineyards.  Brands include 2016 Bevill Zinfandel, 2010 Aglianico, 2018 Arneis, and 2018 Vermentino.

California At Large

Alexis Beechen is the Co-founder and CEO of The Drop Wine. Brands include Cali Rosé, Cali White, and Cali Red. 

The Drop

New York

Raphael Lyon is a mead maker and co-owner of Enlightenment Wines. Brands include Night Eyes Apple, Cherry Sumac Brut 2017, Nought Spontaneous Fermented Wildflower-HoneyDry Mead 2017, and St. Crimson Dry Black Currant Mead 2017. 

Modern Tradition best describes RGNY; it demonstrates our regard for both old world quality and the many advantages of new world innovation – a contradiction that we embrace and in doing so, create harmony.
RGNY is a bucolic 200 acre farm on the North Fork of Long Island. We are aware of the consequences of our actions on the farm, in the workplace, in the community, and the wider world around us. Therefore, being sustainable means, we manage our vineyard using the best practices to reduce our impact

Bruce Schneider is the Co-Founder of The Gotham Project, the pioneer of locally filled reusable stainless steel kegs of high quality, soulful wines.  Gotham Project is the only vertically integrated wine-on-tap company in the United States. 

Newberg, OR

Doug Tunnell is the Owner of Brickhouse Wines.  Brands include Cascadia Chardonnay, Gamay Noir Biodynamic, and "Evelyn’s" Pinot Noir.

Willamette Valley, OR

Mark Tarlov is the former founder of Evening Land Vineyard and current co-owner of Chapter 24 Vineyards. Chapter 24 produces 5 distinct cuvees for separate 3 brands. Maison L’Envoyé's Two Messengers and Attaché, Chapter 24’s Fire and Flood and the highest rated Pinot Noir in America for 2014, The Last Chapter.  Mark is also co-owner of Alit, a wine collective and his latest project, Rose and Arrow Estate, which turns out small lot productions of outstanding Pinot Noir.


Erwan Faiveley is the Président Directeur Général of Domaine Faiveley.  Brands include Beaune 1er Cru "Clos de L'Ecu" Monopole, Nuits-Saint-Georges 1er Cru "Les Porêts Saint-Georges", Ladoix Blanc 2017, and Echezeaux "En Orveaux" Grand Cru.

Nicolas Joly is the Owner of La Roche aux Moines.  Brands include Château Laffitte Carcasset Saint-Estèphe Cru Bourgeois and "Clos de la Bergerie". 

Xavier Rolet is the Proprietor of Chene Bleu. Brands include Chene Bleu Aliot, Chene Bleu Viognier, and Chene Bleu Le Rose.

Saskia Rothschild is the Chairman of Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite).  Brands include Los Vascos Chardonnay, Le Dix de los Vascos, Los Vascos Grande Reserve, Los Vascos Carmenere Grande Reserve.

Mark Tarlov is the former founder of Evening Land Vineyard, and current co-owner of Chapter 24 Vineyards. Brands include Grand Cru Champagne, NV. 


Cristina Mariani-May is the Co-CEO of Banfi Vintners.  Brands include Fontanelle Chardonnay, Summus, Grappa, and Excelsus Toscana IGT.

David Noto is the Founder of Altaneve Prosecco. Brands include Altaneve Prosecco, Altaneve Rosé, and Altaneve Z. 


New Zealand

Professional diver Yoav Gilat is the CEO and Founder of Share A Splash Wine Co. Brands include Astrolabe Province Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2016. 


Victor de la Serna is the Owner of Finca Sandoval Wine.  Brands include Finca Sandoval Manchuela 2008, Finca Sandoval Signo Bobal 2011, and Finca Sandoval Sigla Manchuela 2011.

Victor Urrutia Ybarra is the CEO of CVNE.  Brands include Cune, Monopole, Imperial, Viña Real, Real de Asúa, and Contino.