Project Description

Marian is and the Estate Ambassador at Acumen Wine and the founder (2011) and principal of Vines 57. Acumen
is a boutique winery located in Napa Valley’s Atlas Peak AVA. Marian’s clients over the past years are restaurants
such as: Fleming’s, where she was the Wine Director for over a decade and responsible for the Fleming’s 100®: a 100
wines-by-the- glass program in 60+ restaurants, Maggiano’s, Cheesecake Factory, Kona Grill, Carmel Café,
Starbucks and Nordstrom Café.

Winery clients included: Quantum Leap, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, and Chapter 24 Vineyards. She was the curator
for both MORE Magazine Uncorked Wine Club with Women of the Vine and Winecast- a wine club in The
Netherlands and assisted organizations such as, Tampa Bay Corks & Forks, Napa Valley Vintners Association,
Telluride Wine Festival and Napa Valley Film Festival. Marian has been a speaker at many trade conferences and
festivals. She has appeared on local and regional television and radio shows as well as on PBS’ “The Wine Makers.”