While studying French in high school and college, Elizabeth began her plan to create a community centered around food and wine. Before joining Cornell Vineyards in 2018, Elizabeth led Saint Helena Winery as Winemaker and Vineyard Manager. With posts over the years in the varied terrains of Sonoma County, Saint-Émilion, Napa and Paso Robles, she was primed for Cornell Vineyards’ challenging mountain estate. Elizabeth received her B.S. in Viticulture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.