Emily Choinski is the newest addition to the team at Big Basin Vineyards, officially assuming the responsibilities for in-person customer relationships and sales as well as the Big Basin Vineyards face and voice via social media channels. Emily has worked in retail and digital marketing, consulting and event management jobs in Seattle, New York City, Redmond and Joshua Tree. She double-downed on her wine passion and worked the 2020 harvest at NW Wine Company in Dundee, Oregon assisting the winemaker, before she headed to Stellenbosch to do the same during their 2021 harvest. Choinski is responsible for setting up and managing the new Santa Cruz Wine Bar and Tasting Room at 525 Pacific Avenue in addition to managing the Estate Winery and Tasting Room in Boulder Creek. An outdoors advocate, off-the-grid adventurer and grounded yogi, Choinski will be a valuable asset to Big Basin Vineyards and the Santa Cruz community.