On the first day of the 2020 harvest, Remi Cohen joined the Domaine Carneros family as CEO, bringing with her a diverse, twenty-year track record of experience in all facets of the fine wine business, from vineyard management and winemaking to sales, marketing, and brand development. Continuing Domaine Carneros’ tradition of visionary female leadership, Cohen is the ideal candidate to take over from illustrious founding winemaker and former CEO Eileen Crane.
Cohen has a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master’s in Viticulture from University of California, Davis and an MBA in Finance from Golden State University. Prior to joining Domaine Carneros, Cohen served as Vineyard Manager at Bouchaine Vineyards and Director of Vineyard Operations for Merryvale and Starmont. Most recently she was part of Cliff Lede Vineyards for ten years starting as Director of Winemaking and Vineyards then becoming VP of Operations then COO.
Cohen is also a certified sommelier, which makes her adept at providing luxurious and educational hospitality experiences. She served as the President of the Stags Leap District Winegrowers Association for five years and was previously a Board Member of the Napa Valley Grapegrowers Association. Cohen was recognized as one of Wine Enthusiast’s 40 Under 40 in 2015 as a tastemaker and influencer in Napa Valley. She resides in Napa and enjoys traveling to wine regions around the world, sampling diverse cultures and cuisines, and loves dance, hiking, yoga and world music.