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Alumni

Whitney Beaman

Vineyard Ambassador & Winemaking Assistant
While managing on-premise wholesale operations across NYC for Bedell Cellars, Whitney Beaman also assists with all aspects of wine production.
Nova Cadamatre

Nova Cadamatre

Winemaker
Nova Cadamatre is one of three winemakers for Robert Mondavi Winery, focusing on red Bordeaux varieties and Pinot Noir.
Matt Gura

Matt Gura

Hopyard Manager
Matt Gura has translated his viticulture expertise to an alternative perennial row cropping system, working as a Hopyard Manager for Hop Head Farms, LLC.
Sabrina Lueck

Sabrina Bitz Lueck

Enology Instructor & Director of Wine Sales
Sabrina Bitz Lueck co-teaches enology courses at Walla Walla Community College and College Cellars, as well as manages the sales of student wines.

Alyse Mizia

Beverage Manager
Alyse Mizia's work involves the creation and maintenance of Crosby Street Hotel’s beverage program, including an extensive wine list.
Abigail Stamp

Abigail Stamp

Cellar Hand
Abigail Stamp focuses on Pinot Noir production at WillaKenzie Estate in Oregon, working much of her time in the lab running pre-fermentation and post-fermentation analysis.
Erin Troxell
A self-proclaimed "Vine and Wine Nomad," Erin Troxell has worked at home and around the world, honing her viticultural skills.
Travis Van Caster

Travis Van Caster

Assistant Winemaker
Travis Van Caster focuses on the production of dessert wines and Merlot at E. & J. Gallo Winery, while also collaborating on a number of exciting projects.