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The people behind the wines

When you take that first sip of our wine, you’ll feel the love and care that crafted it — from vine to bottle to glass.

Meet the Sweet Cheeks family

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Leo Gabica

Winemaker

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2004

Contact Info: leo@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Beth Smith

President

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2004

Contact Info:

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Jessica Thomas

General Manager

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2011

Contact Info: jessica@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Katie Brown

Dir. of Marketing & Consumer Sales

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2012

Contact Info: katie@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Sergio Ruiz

Cellar Master

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2014

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Brittany Jensen

Club & Experience Manager

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2019

Contact Info: brittany@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Ian Gabica

Cellar Hand

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2014

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Emily Adamiak

Hospitality Manager

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2020

Contact Info: emily@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Stevi Swift

Marketing Coordinator

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2021

Contact Info: stevi@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Norah Haughian

Event Coordinator

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2021

Contact Info: norah@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Courtney Croy

Hospitality Manager

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2021

Contact Info: courtney@sweetcheekswinery.com

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Chris Brown

Wine Educator

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2017

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Maria Alarcon

Lab Technician

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2022

Alan Hagen Sweet Cheeks Winery Hospitality Lead

Alan Hagen

Hospitality Lead

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2022

Contact Info: alan@sweetcheekswinery.com

Kelsey Elliot Sweet Cheeks Winery Event Coordinator

Kelsey Elliot

Event Coordinator

Sweet Cheeks family member since 2022

Contact Info: kelsey@sweetcheekswinery.com

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D.I.Y. Spirit The winery blog

D.I.Y. Spirit

The winery blog

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When you open your wine club shipment and jump for joy, you have Brittany to thank. Learn what drives her passion.

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