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Lewis & Clark’s Wine List

Lewis & Clark College toasts its many alumni and friends who are active in the wine industry. We’ve done our best to include everyone, but we may have missed a few. If you know of others, please e-mail chron@lclark.edu so we can add their names to our online version of this article. Thank you–and cheers!

Alumni

Nicole Andrus ‘98
International Liaison
Folio Wine Partners
Barcelona, Spain

Derek Bangs ‘02
Sales representative
Bellboy Corporation
Minneapolis, Minn.

Megan Cahn ‘02
Wine club and tasting room manager
Schweiger Vineyards
St. Helena, Calif.

Adam Campbell ‘95
Co-owner/winemaker
Elk Cove Vineyards
Gaston, Ore.

Darren Dimmick ‘87
Owner/winemaker
Dimmick Cellars
Portland, Ore.

Michael Falchini ‘94
Owner/winemaker
Casale-Falchini
San Gimignano, Italy

Cheryl Francis ‘92
Owner/winemaker
Francis Tannahill Winery
Dundee, Ore.

Co-owner/winemaker
A to Z Wineworks
Dundee, Ore. 

Dianne Hosford ‘86
Certified Specialist of Wine
Independent Account Manager
Youngs-Columbia Distributing Company
Portland, Ore. 

Suzanne Groth Jones ‘92
Public relations manager
Groth Vineyards and Winery
Oakville, Calif.

Sam Kaplan ‘98
Winemaker/GM
Arkenstone Vineyards
Napa, Calif.

Dewey Kelly ‘73
Owner/winemaker
Robin Webster Kelly ‘74
Owner/culinary director
Ribbon Ridge Vineyards
Carlton, Ore.

Kirsten Nyby Komes ‘89
Bookkeeper and assistant hospitality director
Flora Springs Winery and Vineyards
St. Helena, Calif.

Otto Komes ‘89
Co-owner/co-winemaker
Toad Hall Cellars
St. Helena, Calif.

Barbara Bayley LaTour ‘67
Owner
LaTour Vineyards
Napa, Calif.

Eric Lemelson J.D. ‘92
Owner/winemaker
Lemelson Vineyards
Carlton, Ore.

Matt Meyer ‘99
Winemaker/manager
Meyer Family Cellars
Yorkville, Calif.

Celeste Miller ‘02
Sales and marketing
Solena Cellars Winery
Carlton, Ore.

Erin Miller ‘99
Viticultural enologist
Vinwood Cellars
(a Kendall-Jackson winery)
Geyserville, Calif.

Kathleen Heitz Myers ‘77
President
Heitz Wine Cellars
St. Helena, Calif.

Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. ‘64, ‘65, ‘66
Owner
Anne Amie Vineyards
Carlton, Ore.

Athena Pappas ‘89
Co-owner/co-winemaker
Boedecker Cellars
Carlton, Ore.

John Platt J.D. ‘73
Owner
Helvetia Vineyards
Hillsboro, Ore.

Lori Prichard ‘93
Winemaker
West Side Wine Club
Portland, Ore.

Michelle Sfara ‘93
Bulk wine inventory coordinator
Cakebread Cellars
Rutherford, Calif.

Hank Skade J.D. ‘77
Co-owner
Haiku Vineyards
Hopland, Calif.
415-461-2811

Doug Tunnell ‘72
Owner/winemaker
Brick House Vineyards
Newberg, Ore.

Anthony Van Nice ‘97
Vice president of sales and marketing
The Four Graces
Dundee, Ore.

Friends

Gary Andrus
(parent of Nicole Andrus ‘98)
Owner/winemaker
Gypsy Dancer Estates
Cornelius, Ore., and Queenstown, New Zealand

Brian Bangs
(Father of Derek Bangs ‘02)
Founder/CEO
Pat Kerns Wine Merchants
Minneapolis, Minn.
769-478-9483

Patty Bogle
(parent of Ryan Bogle ‘04)Owner
Bogle Vineyards
Clarksburg, Calif.

Casey Forbes
(parent of Alex Forbes ‘05)
Owner/president
Vintage Wine Distributor
Solon, Ohio

Luna and Mike Hauser
(daughter and son-in-law of Jerry Shepard ‘54, M.Ed. ‘58 and the late Barbara Hixon Bittner Shepard ‘54)
Winemakers
Hauser Wine
Portland, Ore.

James MacPhail
(brother of Catherine MacPhail ‘86)
Owner/winemaker
MacPhail Family Wines
Healdsburg, Calif.

Tom Shelton
(parent of Jonathan Shelton ‘05)
President and CEO
Joseph Phelps Vineyards
St. Helena, Calif. 

Rick Small
(parent of Jordan Small ‘06)
Owner/director of production
Woodward Canyon
Lowden, Wash.

Phil Woodward
(parent of Matt Woodward ‘94)
Cofounder and former chairman
Chalone Wine Group
Napa, Calif.

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