DC Champagne Week is brought to you by Young Winos of DC & Bon Vivant DC
Alison and Jess met through their shared passion for wine and have become friends over many a shared bottle. We hope to extend our own love for Champagne with wine lovers throughout DC during this celebration. Cheers!
With over 6 years in the wine industry, Jess has experience in local wine retail, distribution and production. She is certified by the Wine and Spirits Education Trust. In August 2010, she founded Young Winos of DC, a group of over 2,100 fellow wine lovers who meet regularly over their shared passion for wine at educational, social gatherings. Jess has been a panelist and judge for premier industry events and serves on the wine auction committee for Heart's Delight for the American Heart Association. She resides in Bethesda with her dog, Marley.
Facebook: Jess Milby
Alison has worked in the wine industry for 6 years and is certified by the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET). She is also the Wine and Lifestyle Specialist for the #winelover community. She started her wine consulting and events company, Bon Vivant DC, in 2013 after several years in wine sales and distribution. She is passionate about wine- in particular champagne! She loves to travel, cook and entertain. In October of 2017, Alison was inducted into the Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne.
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Vivino: Alison Marriott
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