Madeline Puckette is a certified sommelier with the Court of
Master Sommeliers and worked in several restaurants as a sommelier
or a server before creating Wine Folly. Her design work with
Wine Folly has been contracted by Wines of France, Wines of
Bordeaux, Wines of Beaujolais, the Court of Master Sommeliers, the
Guild of Sommeliers, the Washington State Wine Commission, and Rh
ne Valley Wines. In 2013, Wine Folly was named Wine Blogger
of the Year by International Wine & Spirits Competition. Besides
drinking wine, writing, and designing for the blog, Puckette loves
working on cars, cycling, running, and open-water swimming. Before
becoming a sommelier, Puckette was a music producer and singer.
Justin Hammack is a founding partner of Wine Folly and leads conceptual development, interactive tools, and marketplace branding. He is responsible for maintaining strict creative goals that emphasize frictionless education. Hammack also handles all videography and photography for the blog.