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Kate Heiligman

Wine Club Manager

Kate Heiligman, Kenwood Wine Club Manager

Kate’s passion for quality wines and the great outdoors naturally drew her to a career here at Kenwood. She’s got a deep appreciation for the way our wines tell the story of Sonoma and firmly believes they’re best enjoyed amongst nature.

“I’m inspired daily by the beauty of the landscape in Sonoma.”

Having achieved an MBA and MS in Hospitality Management, her first step into the world of wine was working in restaurant management where she developed her love for the way food can enhance a tasting experience. Since then Kate’s developed a broad knowledge of wines and is a Certified Specialist of Wine. Before joining the Kenwood team she was the Former Director of Hospitality at Elizabeth Spencer wines.

Kate is particularly excited by getting involved in new projects here at Kenwood, such as The Barn Pinot Noir - a small batch wine crafted with traditional techniques and aged in oak barrels for 17 months. When she’s not showcasing our portfolio of wines, she loves to travel and explore local cuisines and wines from around the world. Kate isn’t afraid to immerse herself in nature either - she’s even been swimming with sharks in Hawaii.