Team Leader and Wine Experience Centre Manager
Full name and nickname:
Jesse Collins / Jess
Where did you grow up:
Originally from Winnipeg but grew up in the Lower Mainland of BC
Where did you go to school:
Holy Cross High School in Surrey, BC
What is your education:
Studied the Wine and Spirit Education Trust at The Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver
What is your Title and what do you really do:
Lead Wine Evangelist and I spread the good word of the grape! Helping people experience the Okanagan and some of its finest offerings.
How long have you been with Black Hills Winery:
This will be my 3rd season with the winery.
Where were you before Black Hills Winery:
Before Black Hills Winery I worked for a company called Everything Wine in Vancouver. I got the opportunity to try hundreds of different wines and work closely with a great group of wine savvy folks.
What are your favourite hobbies:
Definitely cooking is one of my favorite hobbies of all time! I also love bike riding and hiking around our beautiful Okanagan wine region.
What is one thing nobody knows about you:
I'm crazy good at badminton..
Who is your favourite super hero: