WINE WORK & PASSION EPISODE 17 – Silver Oak and Twomey Cellars – Nate Weiss

Nate Weis 650x650 1 Have you ever pictured yourself coming home at the end of your work day with mud-stained boots from working in a vineyard, or red wine stains on your shirt after shoveling grapes in a winery? 

Well if getting your hands dirty speaks to you, then strap your hat on for today’s episode. 

Our guest is Nate Weis, the VP of Winegrowing and a winemaker at the prestigious Silver Oak Winery and Twomey Cellars.  He will give you a sense of what it’s like to work in the vineyard and in the wine cellar, from entry level jobs to being the boss.  So, if you want a peek behind the curtain to learn about jobs that take wine from grapes to glass this show is for you.





Karen Wetzel

Karen Wetzel

Karen Wetzel is a highly regarded, experienced Wine & Spirits Industry professional and a well-credentialed Wine & Spirits Educator. With over 30 years in the industry, she has experience in most every aspect of the distribution and supply chain and her expertise can help you jump start or advance your career. Starting as a sales rep, Karen has held key positions within the distribution and supplier network including Category Manager, National Accounts Manager, Director of Sales and Director of Wine Education. She has helped countless others advance their careers through mentorships and best-in-class sales training courses. She has also developed wine & spirits education programs for employees, distributors and restaurant/retail trade partners with the goal of helping them thrive in our industry. Karen is a WSET Certified Educator, has her WSET Level 3 in Wine & Spirits and WSET Level 2 in Spirits and holds expert certifications for Napa Valley, Rioja and American wines from the Napa Valley Wine Academy. Today, Karen teaches at the Napa Valley Wine Academy. She also develops career development content and coaches Wine & Spirits Industry Professionals.
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