Meet our Hospitality Manager
A career wine professional, Thomas has touched multiple sides of the wine industry including independent wine retail, on and off-premise wholesale wine sales, fine dining, and now winery hospitality. Highlights of his career include directing the wine program for award winning Forbes 5 Star and AAA 5 Diamond KAI restaurant in Chandler Arizona, as well as directing the wine program for Michelin Star Chef Michael Mina at Bourbon Steak at the Scottsdale Fairmont Princess. His Napa Valley winery experience includes stints at Turnbull Wine Cellars in Oakville, and Chappellet Vineyard on Pritchard Hill. He is a Certified Sommelier with the Court of Master Sommeliers and CSW with the Society of Wine Educators. Working for a Family owned Estate winery on Howell Mountain is something Thomas considers to be a dream fulfilled.