As a fine wine buyer involved with over 2,500 bottles, Nancy attends trade tastings around the world, including Vinitaly, Portugal, France, Sicily, and Germany, and Oregon Pinot Camp Alumni, which expands her knowledge of buying wines. She recently was awarded an enrichment trip from the Guild Somm Foundation to attend the Napa Valley Vintners Auction to perform as a volunteer Sommelier. She also attended the Washington Road Trip tour, where she expanded her knowledge of all Washington state has to offer the wine world. She enjoys matching wine with people and their life adventures! She hosts and organizes weekly tasting events with over 75-110 people in attendance and an increase of 25% in sales.
She organizes semi-annual gala tastings with over 300-wines,15 restaurants, and 600-people in attendance. She also coordinates "Winemaker Dinners" at various local restaurants with 50-75 people in attendance. She has been featured in international publications and writes a wine column in a local magazine. She is proficient in brand development, website management, and social media marketing; and creates brand strategy, including business and sales plans. Her motto: As long as the wine is involved, nothing is difficult.