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
Rhone 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.