SommJournal11236 copy 1920x1024

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.

Courtney Foley 111822 1
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…”

FC Winemakers 670x530 3
Sarah Quider
VP Winemaking

“As winemaker, it’s my goal to make complex, intense, seamless and delicious wines that reflect the diversity of our vineyards and are balanced in richness and delicacy.”

FC Winemakers 670x530 1
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.”

FC Winemakers 670x530 2
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…”

Alison in Barrel Room 670x530 1
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.

Lorna Kreutz 0127
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.

AliciaSylvester Banshee
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.

Holly Turner TRW Headturner
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.”

Rachel Healow TFG Assoc. Winemaker
Rachel Healow
Associate Winemaker, The Four Graces

Associate Winemaker Rachel Healow chased harvests around the world before joining The Four Graces in 2020 and returning to the Oregon winemaking community she’s always loved.