Alex Manoni, Winemaker/General Manager
responsibilities as the Winemaker include coordinating all aspects of the production, cellar work, bottling, fruit purchase
and evaluation. As the winemaker, Alex coordinates the quality assurance, product testing and evaluation, grading of the wine
for the Reserve program. Alex has had the wine making bug since the earliest days when at holidays Uncle Pasquale and Dad
would hand out glasses of watered down Dago Red.
Prior to opening Stomani Cellars, Alex had been an amateur winemaker
for many years. During this time Alex has won numerous medals for wines entered into competitions throughout the USA. Alex
is a Certified Enologist from the Washington State University.
Stothers, Cellar Rat and All Around Sweeper Upper
Sandi has one of the most important jobs in the winery,
Cellar Rat. She provides all the support for the winemaker, and helps keep the visitors happy. As the winery grows, she will
be responsible for managing the wine club and other mailing lists. Sandi has owned a catering business, and holds degrees
from University of Washington, and Central Washington University.
Nathan Dively, Tasting Room Manager
Nathan handles all aspects of the tasting room, including
pouring, special events and overall support of the winery. You likely will meet Nathan most days at the winery or perhaps
a the Queen Anne Farmers Market.
Abi Manoni, All Around
Helper and Cellar Rat
Abi loves helping out with all the production aspects of the winery. Though she
really doesn't like all the cleaning we do. Abi is a 2016 graduate of the University of Washington, is into competitive rowing and
simply loves her dog Yeager.