Chief Experience Designer
A graduate of the University of Quebec, Montreal native Nathalie moved west in 2004 and embarked on a 10-year adventure as Conference Manager at the prestigious Banff Centre. Recruited to partner in the wine business by WSET classmate Darren, Nathalie decided to pursue her passion and come to Vine Styles as CED (Chief Experience Designer). A workaholic with amazing multi-tasking skills, she always seems to maintain her good humour.
Chief Vine Stylist
A chartered accountant that prefers people & wine to numbers, empowering people to make informed decisions and an active supporter of wine as a food group which is a big reason why he has successfully completed Level III of the WSET program.
Selena is our Social Stylist – she handles all things social media and event related. A graduate of the University of British Columba – Okanagan, where her affinity for geography led naturally to a passion for wine. She met Nathalie on a wine business trip and fruitful professional relationship soon developed. Selena has completed her WSET Level III designation and competes in powerlifting in her spare time.
After a celebrated career in the consumer products industry, Nik continued on the path of lifelong learning, achieving his Level III WSET designation. It was here that he met, and as study partners, became friends with Nathalie. A passionate wine lover, amateur chef, soccer referee, squash player, and community ice-rink maker.
Ben describes himself as an “obsessive learner”. Among his many accomplishments, he has his WSET II. Ben teaches junior high school by day, works part time on our team by night and his an affinity for whiskey too!
Teresa is without question the best dressed person on our team! She has her WSET III and she enjoys exploring the Calgary restaurant scene.
Danielle loves introducing people to new and unusual wines, and will be completing her WSET III this spring to further her own wine knowledge. As a frequent traveller, she’s explored wine culture in Europe and Asia. A firm believer that people should drink more sparkling wine, you can recognize her as the one at the party sabering a bottle of bubbly.