WTA Ambassadors

Kelly Cohen

Kelly Cohen
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A San Francisco based marketer and hobbyist wine blogger. You can also visit me at www.offthebeatenglass.com. Social Media handles are @offtbg & #offtbg

Brianne Cohen

Brianne Cohen
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Brianne is a Southern California native with a B.S. and an MBA from Loyola Marymount University. Brianne has been in the Event Production space for over 10 years, producing event for many non-profits including the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. She has worked her way up the WSET certification ladder over the last few years and is a Diploma Level 4 graduate. She began her blog, SOMMspirations, 2 years ago to document her WSET Diploma journey and to encourage people to have confidence and FUN with wine.

Melanie Ofenloch

Melanie Ofenloch
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A blogger with a love for the grape and a collection to prove it. Follow me at www.dallaswinechick.com (also on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly
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I have been a passionate collector of wines for 40+ years. Worked in Silicon Valley as VP of Sales & Marketing and on the executive staff for two publicly traded companies. Since retiring, I have exported wine to Japan, broker grapes between vineyards and wine makers, developed a website, blog and other media accounts. Currently contributing articles to 7-8 blogs and websites. Recently a Wine Judge at the Sierra Foothills Wine Competition for 5 counties. My website is https://californiawinesandwineries.com

Scott Fisher

Scott Fisher
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French Wine Scholar living in the Pacific Northwest. From the Burgundian grapes of the Willamette Valley to the Rhone and Bordelais varietals of eastern Washington, we have a great selection of wines, climates, and terroirs. And in the company of my wife Julie, a French-trained chef and recipe developer, I'm exploring the wine and food of this wonderful region. Follow us here, on Facebook as Bella Culinary Adventures, in Instagram as @bellaculinary and on our Web site, http://bellaculinary.com

Nicole Ruiz Hudson

Nicole Ruiz Hudson
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Nicole Ruiz Hudson is a food and drink writer and educator based in the Bay Area. A culinary school graduate and a full blown wine geek, she's a certified sommelier and holds a WSET Diploma. Above all, she loves how wine makes friends. You can find her recipes with wine pairings regularly on WineSpectator.com, plus more food and travel adventures on her own blog, NibblingGypsy.com, as well as on her latest project, SommsTable.com. Follow on Instagram @NibblingGypsy and @theSommsTable.

Steve Noel

Steve Noel
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Steve spends his days living in the software world of Silicon Valley, dreaming of a day when he can live as a wino hobo riding a wine train from wine region to wine region. www.childrenofthegrape.com

Kathy Booker

Kathy Booker
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Combining a career in design with a passion for travel and visiting wineries led me to start Vinotecture - a blog about Wine Country Adventures and Architecture. You can find me on facebook/insta/twitter at @vinotecture or at vinotecture.com

Tina VaLant

Tina VaLant
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Photographer ~ Speaker ~ Writer Dog Lover/Rescuer ~ Wine Appreciator ~ Nature & Butterfly Enthusiast