Julie is a wonderfully gifted winemaker with an extraordinary palate. I believe that her previous life as a chef has given her a real feel for lot blending and for delicate aromas and flavors. It has always been a pleasure to pour Julie’s wines for media or VIPs because I know that the response will …
Julie’s passion for her trade was evident as she worked diligently to achieve the highest standards possible for our fine wines. Julie always maintained a great attitude and didn’t leave until the job was complete. Julie was always very approachable and communicated openly with the cellar team, willing to share her knowledge of winemaking.
Curtis J Robinson
I enjoyed working with Julie. While we were working together, she was a true team player and was very dedicated to her profession. Her technical skills, combined with her fine palate and background in culinary arts has allowed her to excel in her profession.
Julie is an excellent communicator in professional and personal domains. Her great personal integrity, calmness and brightness illuminate people around her and encourage team working. Julie is very accurate and clear in the messages she is sending to the audience. She is scientific and common-sense winemaking professional. I have known and worked with Julie through …
Julie is one of the most talented and passionate flavor specialists I know. I know she is a winemaker, but beyond that she is a professional chef and when tasting with her as a winemaker she is dead on the money. Great attitude and a joy to work with.
Julie is a talented and dedicated winemaker with an eye for detail, a wonderful palate gained from her time as a chef and a strong ability to communicate how and why her wines taste as good as they do.
Julie’s passion for wine shows up in every bottle. Her knowledge, professionalism and her desire for constant improvement is amazing. Julie assisted me with wine training for new hires and was always unselfish with her time and knowledge. Julie is reliable, dedicated and her work ethic is of the highest order. I’d work with her …
Julie is energetic, fun, and talented. Her years of experience have made her competent with the tools of our trade. That along with her beaming personality give me confidence in giving her the highest recommendation I can.
Julie and I together co-chaired for one year the Winemaking Techniques committee of CERA, the California Enological Research Association. I could not have asked for a better partner in this task. Julie is always incredibly devoted to every project to which she commits. She continually raises the bar for herself and those around her. Even …
I’ve worked with Julie on several projects within the scope of our business and I have found her to be extremely passionate about what she does and very willing and excited to share that passion with others. I enjoy her enthusiasm and knowledge that she brings to the job.
Julie’s thorough understanding of her craft allows her to make wonderful wines that are full of character and interest. Julie’s leadership in the California Enological Research Association revived the organization and helped a new generation of wine producers to learn more about their field and keep current with technical advances. Furthermore, she is a joy …
Julie is an extraordinary consulting winemaker with whom I had the pleasure of working with for several vintages. She is detail-oriented and has a great work ethic. Great experience and focus in all aspects of winemaking from the vineyards to the bottle. She is part of a group of fantastic winemakers who are less recognized …
Julie has an incredible mix of expertise. Combining her expertise as a winemaker, experience as a chef, and deep knowledge of mycology (mushrooms!), Julie has the flexibility, insight, and know-how to be a top-notch consultant and engaging trainer in a number of fields where both deep and broad knowledge count. And Julie has the passion …
Mary Beth Vierra
Julie is a talented Winemaker and and has an easy and succinct style of communication. Highly recommend her.
Julie is a multifaceted chef and winemaker. Always been a pleasure to work with her.
“Julie possesses a wide range of experience over decades as a skilled chef and winemaker for several top brands.”
“Julie is top notch talent!”
“Excellent Winemaker, Chef, Mushroom Forager. Honest, articulate and thorough.”