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.
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.
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.
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!
Myra just joined our team recently, and looks after everything Social Media related. Stay tuned for more information on her, or pop by the store to meet her personally most Sundays!
Jen made a huge career change and decided to pursue her passion for wine. To do this, she powered through WSET (Wine Spirit Education Trust) levels 1 – 4 and now finishing up her diploma in wine. She also holds the Introductory Certification with The Court of Master Sommeliers. Doing all of this in the course of 2 years! She is a lifelong learner with an avid passion for food & wine.