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Dorothy J. Gaiter

Dorothy J. Gaiter
Senior Editor, Grape Collective

Dorothy J. Gaiter is Senior Editor of Grape Collective, an online magazine for which she and her husband, John Brecher, coauthor a biweekly column. She has been studying and enjoying wine since 1973. After long careers as award-winning hard-news journalists, the couple conceived and wrote The Wall Street Journal’s wine column, “Tastings,” from 1998 to … Continued

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Kelli A. White

Kelli A. White
Board Member

Kelli A. White is the Director of Education at The Wine Center at Meadowood Estate. She worked as a sommelier for nearly a decade between New York City and Napa Valley; in 2013, Food & Wine magazine named her one of the top sommeliers in the country. She is also a celebrated wine writer, having … Continued

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Brett Anderson

Brett Anderson
Board Member

To his role as senior vice president and editor in chief of Robb Report magazine, Brett Anderson applies a broad background in content creation spanning multiple industries and media. His areas of expertise encompass general business journalism, enterprise technologies, personal computing, telecommunications, the Internet, multimedia, consumer electronics, entertainment, and lifestyle. The various media in which he has … Continued

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Brett Van Emst

Brett Van Emst
Board Member

Brett has made it his mission in life seek out the interesting and odd, the nuances of human endeavors that are often overlooked. He has launched his own cultural review magazine, wrestled with mainsails while racing in a 41-foot Sydney sailboat, is a published writer of fiction and poetry, is able to do thin-coat plaster, … Continued

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Teresa Wall

Teresa Wall
Board Member

Teresa Wall has served as marketing director for the Napa Valley Vintners since 2013. A seasoned marketer and wine industry professional, Teresa joined the NVV in 2008 with a passion for promoting the Napa Valley wine region to the world. She leverages a strong marketing background and a drive for innovation in her efforts to … Continued

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Stacey Dolan Capitani

Stacey Dolan Capitani
Board Member

Stacey Dolan Capitani is the vice president of marketing and promotions for the Napa Valley Vintners. Leveraging more than 20 years of experience in the wine industry, she oversees the NVV’s global brand strategy to position Napa Valley as the world’s finest wine growing region. Through the association’s signature programs, innovative marketing strategies, wine auctions … Continued

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Amanda Harlan

Amanda Harlan
Board Member

Born and raised in the Napa Valley, Amanda Harlan was immersed from an early age in the cultural, social, entrepreneurial, and philanthropic life of the region. Around the dinner table, discussions about winegrowing were a nightly event, with her father speaking on the importance of creating, as a family, something that would last for generations. After earning a degree in Psychology from the University of … Continued

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