The Language of Yes
Randall Grahm

The pioneering winemaker’s passionate belief in vin de terroir has guided his journey to craft wines of distinction and a clear expression of California’s Central Coast through The Language of Yes.

Amazing Wine Producer Barbara Widmer
Barbara Widmer

As owner and winemaker of Tuscan winery Brancaia since 1998, through organic practices and principled winemaking, she crafts some of Tuscany’s boldest wines.

Bernardino Sani

Argiano’s CEO and winemaker worked on vineyards across Europe and the US, before returning to Italy to help redefine the Montalcino winery.

Pietro Ratti

As the owner of Ratti, he has made the Piedmont winery one of the most celebrated for its unique expression of Barolo.

Francesco Tornatore Maze Row Wines
FRANCESCO TORNATORE

With premier vineyards on Mount Etna’s Northern slopes, as CEO of Tornatore, he leads a team who make wines of grace and depth from native varieties.

Tornatore Maze Row Giuseppe
Giuseppe Tornatore

Working alongside his father Francesco, Giuseppe is creating a unique collection of wines at the Sicilian winery on the foothills of Mount Etna

Andrea Pieropan Maze Row Wines
ANDREA PIEROPAN

Pieropan produces some of the finest wines in Soave, thanks to Andrea and his brother Dario, the fourth generation to run the esteemed family estate.

Dario Pieropan Maze Row Wines
DARIO PIEROPAN

Alongside his brother Andrea, Dario continues their father, Leonildo Pieropan’s legacy for producing the most accomplished wines in the Soave country.

Silvio Jermann Maze Row Wines
SILVIO JERMANN

The visionary owner of Jermann has been crafting distinct whites that challenge the status quo and have earned the Friuli winery worldwide fame.

Suzanne Denevan-Brown

The Maze Row director is a student of life, a believer in universal connection, and a disciple of the art of hospitality. Food and wine help her understand the world.

John Irwin

Maze Row’s Italian wine specialist studied film before devoting his career to wine, delighted to discover both fields are defined by auteurs making the world ever richer.

Leigh Banks

Spinach Branding’s partner and branding director loves nothing more than helping businesses reveal their most unique, honest and engaging brand stories, as he demonstrates with VOICES.

Adam Thomas

As partner and creative director at Spinach Branding, he leads a team who believe in timeless yet timely design, as he demonstrates with VOICES.

Nargess Banks

VOICES editorial director has spent her career exploring the world, its past, present and future, through the lens of arts and ideas – and now wine.

Simon Ward

Artistic, quick thinking and insightful, the Spinach Branding senior designer brings creative life to VOICES.

Theodora Thomas

The Spinach Branding assistant has a passion for contemporary art and investigating art history’s influence on modern culture.

Helen Cathcart

The photographer has ridden with gauchos across Patagonia and hung out of helicopters, all in the name of that perfect shot.

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Rob Lawson

Lover of photographing all things drinks related for the last 20 years, he shoots the Maze Row collection of fine European wines throughout VOICES.

Roberto Fortunato

The photographer was seduced into a life in wine growing up in Piedmont, surrounded by the landscapes of the Langhe and Roero.

Emily Wines Maze Row
EMILY WINES

She sits on the US Court of Master Sommeliers board of directors, using her platform to encourage inclusion, transparency and more meaningful communication.

Jay Mcinery Maze Row Wines
JAY MCINERNEY

The author of 1980s cult book (and film) Bright lights, Big City, which kick-started the “Brat pack” scene, has led a parallel career as a wine writer.

Jordan MacKay

The New York writer and speaker on beverage and food, and author of several books, loves day drinking more in theory than execution.

MJ Towler Maze Row Wines
MJ TOWLER

The founder of The Black Wine Guy Experience podcast went from a totally obsessed wine newbie to a fine and rare wine auctioneer in less than three years.

Virginia Miller Maze Row Wines
VIRGINIA MILLER

A seasoned food and drinks writer, she is a regular columnist at The Bold Italic, The Local Tongue, Distiller, Gin Magazine.

Alice Acheyo Maze Row Wines
ALICE ACHEYO

As the founder of The Wine Linguist, the wine consultant’s mission is to expand the language of wine through global cuisines.

Maze Row Kurt Zdesar
KURT ZDESAR

Having established Nobu in Europe and democratized fine dining with Ping Pong, the restaurateur is taking Japanese-Puruvian Nikkei cuisine to the world with Chotto Matte.

Matthew Landy Maze Row Wines
MATTHEW LANDY

The Vancouver-based sommelier is an educator and wine judge. He is the founder of Tannin Management, a full service consultancy and aspiring Instagram meme account.

Joel Randall Maze Row Wines
JOEL RANDALL

He is a former Condé Nast editor and seasoned lifestyle writer for a number of publications including Essence and Ebony.

Rania Zayyat

She founded Lift Collective to help forge a fairer wine world. The Austin sommelier and Bufalina wine director speaks of her role as an activist and sommelier.

Whitney Pope

Through Whit + Wine, the Washington, DC sommelier has made it her mission to excite and educate guests in the world of natural wine.

Jonathan Bell

The architecture specialist is an editor at Wallpaper* and has authored several books, including “The Contemporary House”.

Kristen Lee Sergeant

The New York jazz singer and sommelier’s column “Jazz & Juice” pairs wine and music that mutually exemplify one another.

Kyla Marshell

The New Yorker’s work can be found in Kinfolk, O Magazine and The Ringer, while Ebony named her one of “7 Young Black Writers You Should Know”.

William Hersey

An editor at Esquire UK, a highlight was a visit to the hallowed Bordeaux’s Château d’Yquem whose wine has had him seduced since.

David White

The founder of Terroirist.com and author of “But First, Champagne” visits Albi to explore the Washington, DC restaurant’s inventive wine program.

Tom Seymour

The arts specialist is an associate editor at The Art Newspaper and has bylines in the New York Times and The Guardian.

Nikki Meftah

The co-founder of Emergeast.com is an NFT enthusiast with an avid passion of disseminating art collecting to a wider audience through the blockchain.

William Simons

With the advanced certification through the Court of Master Sommeliers, Albi’s wine director crafts a diverse program to express the restaurant’s hearth-fired cuisine.

Paris Pryor

She’s uncorked a world filled with delightful grape juice, and can be found running service and the wine program at the Michelin star Francie in Williamsburg.

Debika Ray

From her base in London (and occasionally India), she writes about the arts, culture, cities and society.

Katie Kelly Bell

The Atlanta wine, food and travel writer’s byline appears in Condé Nast Traveler, Forbes and Robb Report.

Emma Mrkonic

The newest member of the Maze Row team, whose year spent studying for an international MBA in Veneto catapulted her into the world of wine and wine culture.

Ashley Jappe

With a vision to bring diverse and avant-garde voices to the wine scene, the Maze Row luxury portfolio manager has helped bring VOICES to life.

Brett Davis

Maze Row master sommelier’s wine epiphany came via a bottle of ‘79 Bâtard-Montrachet, a grilled baguette and some aged Époisses. He talks of his approach to wine education.

Stephanie Caraway

Maze Row’s luxury group accounts manager brings with her a wealth of knowledge, great passion and a unique perspective to the wine industry.

Blake Gilbert

His southern matriarchal grandmother’s love of food led the Maze Row senior business manager to a life in wine.

Angela Scott

Travel and Italian wines are her passion as the Maze Row specialist shares her thoughts on wines with a connection to place, and vintages that epitomize terroir.

Pam Strayer

A wine writer and expert on organic and biodynamic wines in the US, she consults with Vivino and is senior editor for Slow Wine Guide USA.