In this role, Tipton will manage community events in the Treasure Valley, handle winery-based events and be the main liaison for wine country weddings at Sawtooth Estate Winery in Nampa and Ste. Chapelle Winery in Caldwell. She will also collaborate on winery-based educational initiatives.
Tipton began her career in coffee, gaining 13 years of experience working for Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle’s Best and Moxie Java. She worked for Starbucks from 2004 to 2009, starting as store manager, then coffee master, then coffee ambassador. She began working for Ste. Chapelle in 2010, as a tasting room representative before being promoted to events and wedding coordinator.