MEET THE TASTEMAKERS

OF SONOMA WINE COUNTRY.

Sandy Erickson and Danielle Elins:
Owners, Erickson Fine Art Gallery, Inc.

Originally established in San Francisco in 1983, Sandy Erickson and Danielle Elins, now run their historical, Palladio style gallery in Healdsburg.  They continue to showcase contemporary paintings, sculpture and mixed media works with an emphasis on artists from Northern California.


Jennifer Higgins:
Winemaker, Lambert Bridge Winery

This Sonoma County native holds the lead winemaking role and consistently demonstrates her commitment to excellence; her life’s passion is in every bottle of Lambert Bridge.


Mateo Granados:
Chef/Owner, Mateo’s Cocina Latina

In a delicious mix of cultures, the Yucatán-born chef Mateo Granados has created a unique signature that celebrates rigorously sourced local and sustainable Sonoma ingredients, infused with the vibrant regional flavors of his homeland, crafted with classic French finesse.


Lou and Susan Preston:
Owners, Preston Farm and Winery in Dry Creek Valley

Since 1973, these self-professed “back-to-the-landers”, have been stewards to their farm and vineyards, developing best practices for organic, sustainable produce.


Robert & David Cordtz:
Founders & Cidermakers of Sonoma Cider

Sharing an entrepreneur’s curiosity and deep passion for beverages, this father-son partnership has reinvented the cider category.  The father’s lifelong background in beverages and the son’s fondness for pushing the status quo on taste, has created unique and high quality flavor profiles in their ciders.


Dustin Valette:
Chef/Owner, Valette Restaurant

In 2015, Chef Valette, fulfilled his dream of opening a restaurant in his native downtown Healdsburg, showcasing the rich bounty and beautiful ingredients from Sonoma County’s farmers, winemakers and artisans.