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Who are the Women of Women On Wine TV?

Kelly Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell, Co-Founder of Women On Wine TV and Founder of The Wine Siren

TheWineSiren, Kelly Mitchell, spent most of her life in Hawaii . Having visited Napa & Sonoma since the late ’80’s was determined to return one day calling Wine Country her home. Now residing in Napa Valley, she is on a mission. To share and demystify the complex processes involved in making food & wine, from farming to pouring and tasting. It’s her passion to cover every aspect of the winemaking process and break it down for all to understand and appreciate.  Her favorite tastes? Chateaux Margaux 1965 was introduced to her by her father. She relishes a good Gruener, Malbec and Merlot and is exploring the hundreds of wine varietals across the globe.

This expert interviewer (Kelly Mitchell has over 400 interviews under her belt) has successful launches of start-ups in five different industries.  In her words: “I’ve acquired an algorithm from NASA, created a sexy studio for web development and post-production work, took three companies to multi-million dollar revenue levels, ranked in the top 3% of a national real estate brand, completed a marathon, placed 3rd in a triathlon, and now my passion project  TheWineSiren .

You can find her wine & food adventures on The Wine Siren Huffington Post.  She’s been writing stories on Food,Wine & Entertainment from Napa to Provence since 2015.  You can find her on Instagram,  Twitter and Facebook

 

Debra Trappen

2014-09-28 14.32.50-1Simply put – Debra FIRES PEOPLE UP.  She is a modern day muse with moxie, authorspeaker, educator, and devoted wine lover.  

Her Daily Mission:  “To ignite passion, infuse purpose, and inspire progress.”

As a WomenOnWine.TV Founder and Head of Sass and Moxie of d11, she travels the globe sharing her Fire Up! talks and workshops, as well as tasting, touring and sharing wines from wine regions wherever she goes!  Prior to d11, she wore many sassy hats including CXO, Executive Recruiter, Groups Sales Manager, Make-Up Artist, Event Planner… learn more about her career journey here.

While she loves most wines she sips, Debra prefers bubbly and Rhone-style wines – the more obscure, the better.  Cinsault, Counoise, Grenache, Roussanne… oh my!

Debra lives in the Seattle/Woodinville Wine Country with her husband, Andrew – and their feisty pups, Niko and Lizzie.