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Cougar Crest Estate Winery: Walla Walla

Debbie Hansen

Owner/Winemaker

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2012 Viognier with Seared Scallops

Dave Hansen

Owner/Vineyard Manager

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Syrah with Barbeque Ribs

Seth Hansen

Technical Advisor

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2010 Dedication Seven with Lamb Stew

Jenni Meissner

Wine Club Manager

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Anniversary Cuvee with Flank Steak topped with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce, and Spanish Rice

Julie La Marr    Julie's Staff picture

National Sale Manager

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Anniversary Cuvee with Baked Ziti

Ted Locati

Tasting Room Manager

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon with a Porterhouse Steak

Jessica Perez           Jessica's staff picture

Tasting Room

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Anniversary Cuvee with Lemon Rosemary Lamb Steak

Cathy Sanders                                   Cathy's staff picture

Bookkeeper

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Cabernet Franc with Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon

Eric Noreen

Assistant Winemaker

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Reserve Syrah with Smoked Ribs

Gary Brumfield                                                                                             Gary's staff picture

Cellar Master and Operations Manager

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2007 Cabernet Franc with Grilled Ribeye Steak

Will Ostrander         Will's staff picture

Production

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon with Black and Blue New York Steak with wasabi mashed potatoes and prosciutto wrapped asparagus

Cougar Crest Estate Winery: Spokane

Samuel Crosby

Tasting Room Manager

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Anniversary Cuvee with Pork and Duck French Cassoulet

Karen Reitan

Tasting Room

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2007 Legacy Syrah with Prime Rib and Roasted Red Potatoes

Cougar Crest Estate Winery: Woodinville

Bridgette NewfieldBridgette Staff Picture

Tasting Room Manager

Favorite wine/food pairing: 2008 Cabernet Franc with Tri-tip