The pioneering winemaker’s passionate belief in vin de terroir has guided his journey to craft wines of distinction and a clear expression of California’s Central Coast through The Language of Yes.
As owner and winemaker of Tuscan winery Brancaia since 1998, through organic practices and principled winemaking, she crafts some of Tuscany’s boldest wines.
As the owner of Ratti, he has made the Piedmont winery one of the most celebrated for its unique expression of Barolo.
As the head of the Allegrini Estates, she carries on the legacy of her father Giovanni who was a visionary viticulturist credited for revolutionizing Amarone and appassimento winemaking.
Argiano’s CEO and winemaker worked on vineyards across Europe and the US, before returning to Italy to help redefine the Montalcino winery.
The visionary Spanish winemaker is re-shaping the conversation of what defines “Rioja” at Bodega Lanzaga.
With premier vineyards on Mount Etna’s Northern slopes, as CEO of Tornatore, he leads a team who make wines of grace and depth from native varieties.
Working alongside his father Francesco, Giuseppe is creating a unique collection of wines at the Sicilian winery on the foothills of Mount Etna.
The visionary owner of Jermann has been crafting distinct whites that challenge the status quo and have earned the Friuli winery worldwide fame.
Pieropan produces some of the finest wines in Soave, thanks to Andrea and his brother Dario, the fourth generation to run the esteemed family estate.
Alongside his brother Andrea, Dario continues their father, Leonildo Pieropan’s legacy for producing the most accomplished wines in the Soave country.
The Maze Row director is a student of life, a believer in universal connection, and a disciple of the art of hospitality. Food and wine help her understand the world.
Maze Row’s Italian wine specialist studied film before devoting his career to wine, delighted to discover both fields are defined by auteurs making the world ever richer.
The newest member of the Maze Row team, whose year spent studying for an international MBA in Veneto catapulted her into the world of wine and wine culture.
Spinach Branding’s partner and branding director loves nothing more than helping businesses reveal their most unique, honest and engaging brand stories, as he demonstrates with VOICES.
As partner and creative director at Spinach Branding, he leads a team who believe in timeless yet timely design, as he demonstrates with VOICES.
The editorial director for VOICES also writes about arts and ideas, cars and occasionally cocktails, having co-authored “The Life Negroni”.
She is one of the most respected wine authorities in the world, and the author of several key wine books, including The Oxford Companion to Wine.
The author of 1980s cult book (and film) Bright lights, Big City, which kick-started the “Brat pack” scene, has led a parallel career as a wine writer.
She sits on the US Court of Master Sommeliers board of directors, using her platform to encourage inclusion, transparency and more meaningful communication.
Having established Nobu in Europe and democratized fine dining with Ping Pong, the restaurateur is taking Japanese-Puruvian Nikkei cuisine to the world with Chotto Matte.
The Michelin-starred chef of Le Gavroche hails from a dynasty of chefs, with his father and uncle bringing haute cuisine to the UK.
As creative director of the Pellicano Hotels in Italy, and founder of style platform Issimo, she is the embodiment of sprezzatura.
The writer and critic, and co-founder of Design Museum in London, has made it his life’s mission to unravel the riddle of taste.
The founder of The Black Wine Guy Experience podcast went from a totally obsessed wine newbie to a fine and rare wine auctioneer in less than three years.
A seasoned food and drinks writer, she is a regular columnist at The Bold Italic, The Local Tongue, Distiller, Gin Magazine.
The New York writer and speaker on beverage and food, and author of several books, loves day drinking more in theory than execution.
She founded Lift Collective to help forge a fairer wine world. The Austin sommelier and Bufalina wine director speaks of her role as an activist and sommelier.
Through Whit + Wine, the Washington, DC sommelier has made it her mission to excite and educate guests in the world of natural wine.
The Vancouver-based sommelier is an educator and wine judge. He is the founder of Tannin Management, a full service consultancy and aspiring Instagram meme account.
As the founder of The Wine Linguist, the wine consultant’s mission is to expand the language of wine through global cuisines.
KRISTEN LEE SERGEANT
The New York jazz singer and sommelier’s column “Jazz & Juice” pairs wine and music that mutually exemplify one another.
SKINNY PABLO (AKA JOHN PHILLIPS)
Originally from Guam and based in California, the Riesling enthusiast is a cutting-edge underground music producer, artist and designer.
The Spanish artist questions production and consumption, and our human connection to nature with her ephemeral organic photography.
The co-founder of Emergeast.com is an NFT enthusiast with an avid passion of disseminating art collecting to a wider audience through the blockchain.
Sommelier and beverage director at The Genuine Hospitality, the Miami native has helped Michael’s Genuine become a wine destination.
With the advanced certification through the Court of Master Sommeliers, Albi’s wine director crafts a diverse program to express the restaurant’s hearth-fired cuisine.
Hailing from a family of revered chefs, with her husband Diego Ferrari, they run Caractère in Notting Hill, London.
The Unsukay chef from Atlanta fancies himself a Southern gentleman, full-time whiskey drinker, and general ne’er do well.
As wine director at Lazy Betty in Atlanta, she pairs sought-after wines with high-end dishes through the restaurant’s tasting menu.
The executive chef and partner at Lazy Betty sees the spirit of community at the heart of Atlanta’s dynamic culinary scene.
The architecture specialist is an editor at Wallpaper* and has authored several books, including “The Contemporary House”.
An editor at Esquire UK, a highlight was a visit to the hallowed Bordeaux’s Château d’Yquem whose wine has had him seduced since.
The former editor of Time Out New York hosts the Cruel Summer Book Club podcast, where she has honest conversations with artists and authors.
The London-based wine and food writer has a byline in the Evening Standard and is the co-author of New British Wine.
The founder of Terroirist.com and author of “But First, Champagne” visits Albi to explore the Washington, DC restaurant’s inventive wine program.
From her base in London (and occasionally India), she writes about the arts, culture, cities and society.
He is a former Condé Nast editor and seasoned lifestyle writer for a number of publications including Essence and Ebony.
The New Yorker’s work can be found in Kinfolk, O Magazine and The Ringer, while Ebony named her one of “7 Young Black Writers You Should Know”.
The arts specialist is an associate editor at The Art Newspaper and has bylines in the New York Times and The Guardian.
The Fiorella general manager and wine director is using his wine program to help celebrate simplicity and authenticity at the South Philly restaurant.
The Lazy Bear’s beverage director in San Francisco finds inspiration in the endless wealth of local Califorinian products.
She’s uncorked a world filled with delightful grape juice, and can be found running service and the wine program at the Michelin star Francie in Williamsburg.
The Georgia native is the director of training for Empire Distributors, a wine and spirits educator, and serves on the board of directors at SommSouth.
His southern matriarchal grandmother’s love of food led the Maze Row senior business manager to a life in wine.
Maze Row’s luxury group accounts manager brings with her a wealth of knowledge, great passion and a unique perspective to the wine industry.
With a vision to bring diverse and avant-garde voices to the wine scene, the Maze Row luxury portfolio manager has helped bring VOICES to life.
Maze Row master sommelier’s wine epiphany came via a bottle of ‘79 Bâtard-Montrachet, a grilled baguette and some aged Époisses. He talks of his approach to wine education.
Travel and Italian wines are her passion as the Maze Row specialist shares her thoughts on wines with a connection to place, and vintages that epitomize terroir.
The photographer has ridden with gauchos across Patagonia and hung out of helicopters, all in the name of that perfect shot.
Lover of photographing all things drinks related for the last 20 years, he shoots the Maze Row collection of fine European wines throughout VOICES.
The photographer was seduced into a life in wine growing up in Piedmont, surrounded by the landscapes of the Langhe and Roero.
KATIE KELLY BELL
The Atlanta wine, food and travel writer’s byline appears in Condé Nast Traveler, Forbes and Robb Report.
The Spinach Branding assistant has a passion for contemporary art and investigating art history’s influence on modern culture.
Artistic, quick thinking and insightful, the Spinach Branding senior designer brings creative life to VOICES.