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Wayne Ballard

Champagne” Wayne Ballard is currently the Business Development Manager for Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte (France’s No. 1 selling Champagne) and Ste. Michelle Wine Estates. Wayne began his career in the wine business more than 20 years ago with Southern Wine & Spirits, first as a Sales Consultant, promoted to District Manager, then as Area Manager for both wine and liquor in the Naples/Fort Myer, Florida area. Wayne has had extensive training and experience in the great wine growing areas of the world, including Champagne, Burgundy, Bordeaux, Italy, Spain, California and Washington State. Wayne's mission is to "take the pretentiousness out of wine and make it more approachable for everyone.

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