Our Team

Fred Gold - Owner

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Fred spent 40+ years in the wine industry, primarily in distribution and import management


Fred has acted as a professional wine judge, and as a consultant for major restaurants, hotels, and cruise lines.


Fred is now semi-retired, doing freelance wine writing, as well as consulting and other services to the wine industry.

Mandy Capehart - Creative Director

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 As Creative Director, Mandy designs our private tasting and event menus. She enjoys working directly with winemakers to build perfect pairings and frequently travels to source less-known but well loved wines.


In her free time, Mandy ensures her friends are well versed in the best wines from Southern Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and around the world.

Jessica Gold - Social Media Director

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Jessica works closely with Fred and Mandy on various projects, including photography and artwork.


Jessica's main function is to help promote a Wine-is-Art online presence for all our projects.


Jessica is also an outstanding cook, & loves to pair great wines with great meals. She will also assist in special event and private party planning.