WSET Level 3 Certified, WSET Diploma Candidate

Alaina’s background is in marketing, and she is passionate about bringing people and what they love to do (and drink) together. She worked in tourism marketing for nearly a decade in Aspen, Colorado, and in the local wine industry for the past eight years. She’s excited to introduce you to your new favorite wine or experience at Lake District Wine Co. 

Her wine glass is always half full with an Austrian Grüner Veltliner, a Georgian Saperavi, or a Michigan Dry Riesling.

Alaina executes our marketing, PR, social media, and website management.


Kristy brings a decade+ of wine industry and a lifetime of hospitality experience to Lake District Wine Co. Her energetic and bubbly personality are the perfect pairing to her passion for creating fun, educational, and interesting events.

Kristy curates our tasting events and works directly with our distributors to bring you the best wine, beer, and cider possible!


Michael brings two decades of operations, member services, and program development to Lake District Wine Co. He’s passionate about providing exceptional service, understanding customers’ needs, and creating a fun, energetic environment. 
Michael always wants to try new things, especially unique wines from around the world. French Bordeaux, Sancerre, and Cotes du Rhone are his staples, but Ric’s introduced him to his new favorite – Greek Assyrtiko. In addition, Michael is a huge animal lover, an avid traveler, and loves to call Northern Michigan home. 
Michael oversees the day-to-day operations and can assist you with custom orders for whatever your needs may be.