Experts & Enthusiasts

Learn from the Best

When you come up for the Breckenridge Wine Classic, you’ll learn from the best of the best in the wine industry. See how passion for wine, food and the great outdoors blend together to create the most memorable experience. You won’t just sip, sniff, and swirl with our experts, you’ll ride down a mountain or hike up a trail with them! Go on your leaf peeping mountain adventure and pair it with a wine weekend getaway. Engage with winemakers, vineyard owners, and Master Sommeliers in their element for so much more than a lecture.

Ariel Casali


Joseph W. (Bill) Norris

Texas SommeY’all

John Bieloh

Executive Chef, The Maggie

Kent Savitt

Area Manager, Don Sebastiaini & Sons

Scott Hybbeneth

Executive Chef, Carboy Winery

Courtney Leedahl

The Cheese Shop of Breckenridge

Todd Nelson

Chef, Giampetro’s

Sean Razee

Master Sommelier

Alex Wright

Hahn Family Wines

Billie Keithley

Liquid Chef, Breckenridge Distillery

William Davis

Trade Ambassador, Wilson Daniels

Damon Ornowski

Master Sommelier

Michael Halpin

Executive Chef, Hearthstone

Shelley Sale

VP of Fine Wines