Meet one of our Certified Sommeliers – Gabriela!

Gabriela Fontanesi is a graduate of UC Davis, with cellar and vineyard experience at some of Napa’s greatest wineries. Fontanesi’s passion lies in the intersection of wine and activism.

As a vocal advocate for sustainability and social justice in the wine industry she has contributed to articles, lead keynote presentations, and authored articles meant to inspired consumers and industry professionals alike.

If you are looking to grow your passion and understanding of wine while having the greatest of times Gabriela is your girl. She wants you to remember that wine is meant to fit you; you are never meant to fit wine.

Favorite Wine Regions and/or Varietals

Drinking the rainbow brings me more joy than any specific hue.

Wines you’re enjoying now

The wine in my glass

Wine Travel Experience

I’ve been to France, Mexico, Canada, and all around the USA for wine travel.

Degrees & Certifications

2020 UC Davis BS in Viticulture and Enology

2022 WSET 2 w/ Distinction

2022 Agave Spirit Institute Mezcal Sommelier

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Virtual Tasting Experiences curated and hosted by Gabriela