About queen of wines

Meet our team

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LAURE LEVESQUE
President & Chief Tasting Officer

A French native, Laure has been fortunate enough to grow up in a family strongly connected to wine, with vineyards in several wine regions in France. She created Queen Of Wines to share her passion for discovering and enjoying “hidden gems” with American wine lovers, harnessing the power of her 20+ business career experience.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Sourcing
Wine Tasting
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ARWEN BUCHHOLZ 
Operations Manager

A native of North Carolina, Arwen has spent nearly 2 decades managing programs and operations. As Operations Manager for Queen of Wines her responsibilities are multi-faceted. She works to ensure the importing and distribution of our wines is efficient both in time and cost so that we may bring the best value possible to our customers. She also manage warehouse operations (inventory, reporting, receiving) as well communications with vendors and customers.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Tasting
Sales Management
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JANE ELLIS 
Regional Wine Ambassador

Following an early retirement from management in the U S Postal Service, Jane followed her love of wine into a second career. She worked with Beaufort Wine and Food Inc, bringing her organizational and customer service skills to expand that non-profit organization, and established their retail wine store, doing weekly tastings and monthly wine seminars.

Jane now joins the Queen of Wines team as a Wine Ambassador. A Beaufort resident, she allows us to maintain close contact with our coastal partners and grow our business in that region.

KEY ASSETS
Wine Tasting
Sales Management
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ÉRIC FREID 
Regional Wine Ambassador
KEY ASSETS
Sales Management
Wine Tasting
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JULIE DUMONT
Sales & Marketing
Assistant

Julie has a bachelor’s degree in International Trade of Wines & Spirits from the Reims University. Coming from a family of winegrowers and winemakers in the Champagne region (France), she brings a great deal of knowledge and passion for anything wine that she’s eager to share with wine lovers at special events organized by Queen Of Wines..

KEY ASSETS
Wine Tasting
Marketing

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