Christina Machamer, wine and culinary programs manager at B Cellars winery in Oakville, is a devout food and wine lover, who began her culinary career with an apprenticeship with renowned chef Larry Forgione at An American Place, before earning a culinary arts degree at The Culinary Institute in Hyde Park, NY. After graduating she took a position as sous chef at Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant in West Hollywood. Before joining B Cellars, Machamer served on the opening team at Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bistro in Beverly Hills. Christina also studied wine and at the CIA Greystone in Napa Valley and passed the certified sommelier exam with The Court of Master Sommeliers, based in London.
To better showcase the versatility and depth of B Cellars wines, Christina was brought on board to develop and lead expanded interactive food and wine tasting programs for winery guests, with the goal of demonstrating through sensatory experience the flexibility and depth of B Cellars wines.