Samuel's roots stem from Sonoma, California. He attended Austin Peay University where he also played football. Samuel served in the U.S. Army for 3 years on active duty and in the National Guard until 2013. His passion for wine, food, and sharing wine with others is unparalleled.
Amanda is a Texas native and graduated from Austin College and UT Southwestern Medical Center. She works as a Physician Assistant in Dallas.
Samuel and Amanda's love story began in Sonoma while Samuel worked under winemaker Steve Ledson and also managed the Ledson Hotel. Samuel married his Texan bride in 2011 and they live in Coppell with their three children.
Samuel & Amanda strongly believe in contributing to a legacy beyond just selling wine. As proud supporters of Honor Courage Commitment (HCC), Samuel & Amanda seek to incorporate veterans into the business. In addition, Samuel provides wine education for "22 Fellows"--a unique training program to maximize veteran talent to grow the US economy and build local communities. For more information about HCC, please visit www.honorcouragecommitment.org.