Company Name: Frichette Winery
Title: Co-Owner | Assistant Winemaker
Years at Company: 7
What inspired you to pursue a career in this field?
I enjoy wine, why not make it and share it with others?
What are three things you use at work every day?
A wine key, wine glass and iPhone
What was your first job?
How do you spend your free time?
Connecting with friends and family
What are three words that best describe you?
Optimist, social, collaborative
What did you want to become as kid?
Would you prefer to travel back in time or into the future?
Back in time
How long have you lived in the Tri-Cities?
Where is your hometown?
Marion, South Carolina
Do you have any special talents?
I can jump double dutch, do a cartwheel, cook an amazing Southern meal
One piece of advice you’d give a young person that wants to get into your field?
Study the WA Wine Commission’s page, taste lots of wine in the "Heart of WA Wine" and find a great wine shop to taste global wine. Learn terroir. Inquire about and try wine while traveling. Start now building relationships in the wine industry.
What was the first concert you attended?
Rihanna (I’ve only attended two concerts: Rihanna and, most recently, Santana)
What excites you the most about the direction of the Tri-City Regional Chamber?
The Chamber listens to businesses and understands the needs so that they can be the voice in the broader spectrum of our state while also orchestrating resources and forums close to home. With enthusiasm and great knowledge, the chamber serves its members and the community with business and leadership tools that have increased revenue, talent and growth.