Heather first experienced the world of wine at age ten when her Italian grandparents took her to visit relatives who lived in Tuscany, home of Italy’s famous Chianti region. It wasn’t until later in a college-level wine and viticulture course that she was convinced of her career path in wine. Heather has worked in wine production, direct-to-consumer sales and public relations, but her real love is wine marketing. A Cal Poly graduate with a degree from Sonoma State University’s Executive Wine MBA program, Heather has held marketing positions at some of California’s top wine producers. Her admiration for the culture of family-owned wineries brought her to Rombauer, where she leads the winery’s marketing efforts throughout the U.S. and internationally.