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Hospitality and Sales Team

Addie Braun
Tasting Room

Addie grew up in Minnesota, but has spent the past 10 years in NY, Paris, and Chicago.  She recently moved to San Francisco with her dog Fizz & cat Fuzz to be close enough to escape to Napa on the weekends.  She also leads a team at Google and is a Level Two Sommelier.  Her favorite bottle is our Estate Malbec.

Erin Flanagan
Director of Marketing

On a whim Erin moved to Napa from her lifelong home of Chicago in pursuit of learning anything and everything about wine. In her free time she explores wine countries, usually with her dog. If asked to choose one bottle she would pick the 2007 Merlot, but is thankful she will never have to choose just one bottle.

JoAnn Robinson
Tasting Room

JoAnn is a native of Illinois, part of the Chicago Bears legacy (her father is in the NFL Hall of Fame!), and now lives in Napa with her husband Jim. She enjoys keeping up with her six children and their families, including twelve grandchildren. Given the choice JoAnn would pour a glass of Cabernet Franc, any vintage will do.

Paula Schweiger
Tasting Room

Hailing from Cincinnati,Ohio, Paula met Andy (our winemaker) while they were exchange students in Spain during high school. In addition to helping out in the tasting room, Paula also teaches Kindergarten here in St. Helena. She is an avid walker, loves reading and spending time with her two children, and likes to quilt when she can find the time. You will usually find her enjoying a glass of whatever Andy has decided pairs best with dinner that evening (hopefully Dedication ®).

Wendy Vogt
Tasting Room Supervisor

Originally from Nebraska, Napa life was always a dream for Wendy, her husband Leo, and their dogs. In early 2013 they became permanent residents after moving about ten times to different cities across the country, and she intends to never trade in her current office view. She can usually be found cooking and entertaining with a glass of her favorite bottle, Single Vineyard Select Gate Block Cabernet Sauvignon.

Bill Wiebalk
General Manager

Born and raised in Northern California, Bill joined Schweiger Vineyards after a focused career in the premium wine industry. When he isn’t overseeing various aspects of the winery he is homebrewing the best beer in the state (in our opinion), keeping bees, and spending time kayaking and mountain biking with his wife Dayna. Bill’s bottle of choice is our versatile Chardonnay.

Joe Zapata
National Sales Manager

Joe plays a key role in developing our presence across the country. Joe has an extensive wine sales background and has achieved some of the most respected certifications in the industry including Certified Sommelier from the Court of Master Sommeliers. He is a Bay Area native who now calls Napa home. When he’s not on the road, you’ll find him hiking trails in Napa with his dog, Pepper, and snowboarding in Lake Tahoe. Joe’s favorite bottling is our powerful yet elegant Cabernet Sauvignon.