Amy Atwood has been working with wine since 1996, when she was running beverage programs in Australia. After many years spent working for other wholesalers and importers, she founded Amy Atwood Selections in 2009. Her focus is primarily on small production and natural wines. Amy lives in Los Angeles with her wife, and their hiking companion dog, Rocket.
Courtney is a 10+ year veteran of the food and wine industry. She got her start with natural wine at Downtown Los Angeles' natural wine shop and bar, Buzz Wine Beer Shop and went on to open Miro Restaurant as wine director. In addition to repping for Amy, Courtney is also currently employed several days a week at natural wine mecca DomaineLA, working retail sales and helping organize events.
Doug was raised in Napa, Ca where he acquired a love for wine at an early age. Jobs in wineries, restaurants and bars in Napa & San Francisco cultivated his education and passion for wine while pursuing a degree in Humanities from San Francisco State. Work and a thirst for more knowledge led him to Los Angeles where he currently resides with his lovely wife, Jessie.
From romping through vineyards to launching multi-concept, high volume venues, Anne's passion lies in the artistry, craft and communion of wine, where everything we put into the body is celebration. Anne has been a wine director and buyer for over a decade in San Diego and continues to immerse herself in all things grape and spirit inspired.
His mood is as volatile as the wines he drinks. Anything you want to know about infectious disease and naturally fermented bacterial wine is stored on this guys palate. He enjoys skin-contact skiing, long walks on the decomposed granite, bullfights on high acid Riesling being questioned weekly about when his own wine (Pain & Glory Cellars) will actually be released.
A native Virginian, Brian was first introduced to wine by his French father. After getting out of the Navy he landed a job at a wine shop in Charlottesville while working his way through college. He never left the industry and has worked at every level of restaurant and retail wine. He and his wife, Sarah, live in San Francisco. They make a little wine on the side and have a cat named Charlie Parker.
An early career as a copy writer with a focus on travel, food and wine morphed into a decade of digital content writing for K&L Wine Merchant’s web presence. These days, Elisabeth manages office duties for Amy's portfolio of natural wines and freelances as a marketing content writer for a host of wine industry clients. She lives in San Francisco with her twins and lots of animals.