Behind every great company is a team of unique and talented individuals and we’d like to introduce you to ours. Every week, we’ll be posting some fun tidbits about a member of a staff to help you become better acquainted with the Grassroots Wine team. This week we chose Krista Lee, our Charleston Sales/Retail Representative
What is your role at Grassroots Wine? Sales Representative and Retail Development
Where are you from? California born, North Carolina raised
What is your professional background? I have a degree in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America but have been in wine & beer retail for 14 years.
What is your favorite part of working at Grassroots? Definitely how happy everyone is.
What are you currently drinking? Luigi Giordano Langhe Rosso. Perfect a bit chilled with anything on the grill.
What do you do in your spare time? Gardening! After living in a tiny apartment in Brooklyn, NY for the past 8 years my husband, our 2 dogs and I spend a lot of time in our yard pretending to know what we are doing.
What are three traits you would use to describe yourself? Optimistic, resourceful, caffeinated
If you were a type of wine, what would you be? Gamay from Fleurie. It’s approachable and elegant without being too stuffy