Meet A Few Of Our Latest Tour Partners:

Texas Wine Lover®  – Jeff Cope, Gloria Schlanser and Jeremy Wilson

Texas Wine Lover® – Jeff Cope, Gloria Schlanser and Jeremy Wilson

Robert Allison, PhD – Suffolk University, Chair History Dept.

Robert Allison, PhD – Suffolk University, Chair History Dept.

John Francis Trump – Author, Still & Barrel

John Francis Trump – Author, Still & Barrel

What We Do

``We do what we love... developing and delivering exceptional experiences, created and led by your favorite experts. We do this together by taking Guests to beautiful places, introducing them to fascinating people, sharing great food, reveling in great entertainment and staying in luxurious accommodations, all while getting them around in style.``

James F. Downey III, J.D. – Founder and President

Donna Rene Johnston Wine Consultant
Donna Rene Johnston has been working in the Texas wine industry since 2010. She currently runs the Facebook Group, Wine-Texas Friendly!, an informational group seeking to promote Texas wines, winery events, and consumer participation in a friendly atmosphere. Her professional background includes over 18 years in Texas state government- including as a tour guide at the Texas Capitol and Governor's Mansion and a summer internship leading tours with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. She is a former small business owner, and has worked in the nonprofit sector as a legal advocate for battered women. She is a certified Adult Trainer through GSUSA, and has completed Mediation Training through the Austin Dispute Resolution Center. In 2011, she was awarded the "Up and At Em" Award by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts in recognition of her positive attitude, 'can do' spirit and her willingness to focus on team outcomes. In 2013, she was the first Texan to earn a Tasting Room Management Certificate from the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. Recently, she became a Level I Certified Wine Sommelier through the International Wine Guild. She currently teaches classes and workshops across Texas to tasting room staff and interested consumers.

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donnarene@veraisonconsulting.net

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