Monday, July 22, 2013

7/22-Michael Horn & Nicole Nielsen visit with David Duncan and Stephanie Honig

Silver Oak is single-minded in the pursuit of exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon. For 40 years, we have produced delicious and distinctive Cabernets from our Napa Valley and Alexander Valley wineries. Each Cabernet is food-friendly, extensively aged to be drinkable upon release, and perfect for enjoying with friends or family.

Stephanie Honig - Honig Vineyard and Winery

Stephanie Honig was born in Havertown, Pennsylvania. When she was six years old, she moved with her family to Buenos Aires, Argentina. After graduating from high-school, Stephanie moved to Florida in 1994, where she attended Florida International University, graduating in 1997 with a Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Management and a raging passion for wine. 

Stephanie moved to Philadelphia and worked as a Sales Manager for Marriott Corporation, and in 2000, moved to New York to pursue a career in the wine industry. She worked as a Sales Manager for Clicquot, Inc., and then at Rudd Winery as the Eastern Regional Sales Manger. In 2005, she earned the WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust) Higher Certificate and the WSET Diploma.

She left Rudd Winery in 2006 to import her own wine brand from Argentina, while also teaching wine classes at the French Culinary Institute in New York and at Florida International University.

In 2006, she moved to the Napa Valley and married Michael Honig. Stephanie works for the family winery teaching wine classes, developing international and national sales, and partnering with Michael in public relations. Stephanie also sits on the board for the American Cancer Society, coordinating a program for Spanish speakers called “Look Good, Feel Better”, and is active in raising funds for mental health research.  She is also the Vice President for an investment club in the Bay Area.
She lives on the Honig property in Rutherford with her husband Michael, their daughters Sophia and Lola and son Sebastian, and their dogs Raisin and Kota.

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