Women in Wine

Our Commitment to Diversity

At all wineries in the Foley Food & Wine Society portfolio, workplace diversity is at the forefront of our priorities and we strive every day to provide and create a business environment of inclusion, innovation and integrity. We believe investing our resources and setting our teams up for success will not only spur our economic growth but the growth and well-being of our employees. We are proud to empower the women in our company and promote female leadership and inclusion in all aspects of our business, as represented by the women at the forefront of our winemaking teams.

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Courtney Foley
Second Generation Vintner

“Foley Family Wines has consistently had female representation in our winemaking staff. Now we are starting to make sure that we have a more balanced executive leadership team…”

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Mari Wells Coyle
Winemaker, Chateau St. Jean

Raised in Bellingham, Washington, Mari’s passion for the outdoors started at a young age. Surrounded by picturesque hills and local ingredients, her family celebrated every occasion with a seasonal meal and a special bottle of wine.

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Rebecka Deike
Winemaker, Ferrari-Carano Winery

“As winemaker for our red wines, I love the seasonal experiences and connection between seeing the vines develop in the vineyards…”

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Lorna Kreutz
Winemaker, Lincourt Vineyards

Since 2011 Lorna has followed her passion for Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir and and Chardonnay, making wines from some of the finest vineyards in this region.

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Alison Rodriguez
Winemaker, Silverado Vineyards

As the third winemaker in Silverado’s History, Alison oversees all winemaking activities for the luxury winery and its four estate vineyards in Napa Valley’s top AVAs.

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Alicia Sylvester
Winemaker, Banshee

Inspired by winemaking techniques from around the globe, Alicia crafts site-specific, authentic wines for Banshee, with a focus on Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir, that are true to style and character.

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Holly Turner
Winemaker, Three Rivers Winery

“Eastern Washington is one of the world’s great wine regions. Extra daylight coupled with moderate temperatures and little rainfall ensures consistency, character, and concentration.”

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Natalie West
Winemaker, Ferrari-Carano Winery

“Dedicated to our white wines program, I value the ability to focus on the two varietals that were also the first wines that Ferrari-Carano made: Fumé Blanc and Chardonnay.”

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Assoc. Winemaker, The Four Graces

Montana-native Rachel worked her first harvest in Washington state before chasing harvests around the world in Oregon, California, Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, and Spain with graduate studies in Italy before returning to her roots in Oregon.