Christina Machamer is the Wine and Culinary Programs manager for B Cellars Vineyards and Winery. Originally studying Criminology and Political Science with aspirations of becoming a lawyer, she quickly realized that her passion lied in wine and culinary arts. After apprenticing at Larry Forgione's An American Place, she then attended The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Par, NY and completed an externship at Caneel Bay Resort on St. John, USVI. Before graduation, she won the 4th season of Fox's Hell's Kitchen, and moved to Los Angeles to assist in opening restaurant Gordon Ramsay in The London Hotel. Following this she assisted in opening Thomas Keller's Bouchon in Beverly Hills. During this time, she focused as well on her passion for wine, becoming a Certified Sommelier through the Master Court of Sommeliers. After relocating to Napa Valley, she began working for B Cellars Vineyards and Winery at their Calistoga location. She assisted in developing the culinary and hospitality programs for B Cellars new Oakville winery, and works closely with Chef de Cuisine, Brian Michael Green, to oversee guest experiences in the Hospitality House.