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All Team Members

Marcus Rafanelli

Marcus Rafanelli

Vintage Winemaker

Marcus Rafanelli is a Seattle native with many years of both domestic (Walla Walla Vintners, L’Ecole No. 41, William Church Winery) and international (Two Hands, Dr. Loosen) winemaking experience.

Danielle Swan-Froese

Danielle Swan-Froese

Winery Manager

A native Californian, Danielle hold a BS from Oregon State University in Health and Physical Education.

Joel Perez

Joel Perez

Director of Viticulture/Vineyard Manager

He holds two degrees from Washington State University (WSU), a Bachelor of Science in Viticulture and Enology, as well as a Master’s in Horticulture.

Sabrina Luek

Sabrina Luek

Instructor of Enology / Brand Manager

Sabrina oversees the enological and sensory instruction of our student winemakers and the management of the College Cellars brand.

Tim Donahue

Tim Donahue

Director of Winemaking, CEO

Tim officially entered the wine industry in the 90’s when he worked with his father to start Creekside Cellars in Evergreen Colorado