Michaela is the majority owner (with her family) of a mostly Cabernet vineyard in Oakville, where they also grow small amounts of Sangiovese that they’ve vinified under their Villa Ragazzi label since 1989.

She is also the retired CEO of St. Supery Winery (1988-2009), and second employee of Domaine Chandon (1973-1988) from newbie to VP/Marketing. Co-founder of Women for Winesense (1990). Wine Market Council director 1994-present. Former director of Silicon Valley Bank (2001-2011) and Bank of Marin (2012-2017). MBA, Berkeley Haas 1980. BA, MA, UC Davis. Published From Bubbles to Boardrooms in 2013. Lifetime Achievement Award 2023 from CA State Fair Wine Competition.