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Julie Schreiber

Julie Schreiber is a winemaker with a Master’s in Enology from the University of California, Davis. As a consulting winemaker, recent and current clients include the Tri-Valley Conservancy and Wine Quality Alliance of Livermore and Yao Family Wines. She worked for 14 years as a professional chef at some of the most acclaimed San Francisco Bay Area restaurants, including Boulevard and One Market. At that point, Julie decided to take her passion for wine to the next level and returned to school. She is a business partner in Mycoventures, a company that organizes local and international mushroom forays. She organizes the events and helps lead the forays, and teaches people how to cook cultivated and wild mushrooms. She is now also involved with several local organizations, including a charter member of Les Dames d’Escoffier, a member of Napa Valley Wine Tech Group, committee chair for the Wine Women Winemaker’s Forum, and committee chair for the culinary committee of the North American Mycological Association.

Savannah Vento Chun

Savannah is a Certified Sommelier with more than 10 years in the Hospitality and Beverage business. She holds numerous wine and beverage certifications and has worked for wineries, breweries, restaurants, and distributors. She is the co-host of a local podcast that focuses on hospitality and small independent businesses. She recently has expanded her horizons to focus on beverage consulting and writing. 

Nick Liang

Nick Liangis the owner and wine director of Uncle Yu’s at the Vineyard. He has been in the food and wine business for over 30 years. He passed the exam for the introductory level by the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2004. He is passionate about pairing wine with Chinese and Asian food and believes there is a treasure in it. Over the past decades, he has been working on this tirelessly, and he has proved that wine pairs well with Asian food! He has hosted numerous wine dinners and showcased his matches to his clients. He builds his wine list based on the ability of the wine to pair well with the food.