Mari Wells Coyle
As the Director of Wine at ONEHOPE, Mari has played an integral
part in developing wine education for the brand and its
merit-based marketing platform, via ONEHOPE, which empowers
entrepreneurs to make an impact while making an income. In her
role at ONEHOPE, Mari also acts as winemaker and works with
partners to create wines that customers enjoy.
Mari honed her winemaking skills in some of the world’s finest wine regions, apprenticing under premier pinot noir producers such as Gloria Ferrer and Merry Edwards. Mari later came to Napa as winemaker at the iconic Sterling Vineyards. Mari’s first vintage wines received regional “best of show” and gold medal awards. As the winemaker and GM for David Girard Vineyards, Mari earned some of the region’s highest accolades for her Rhone-style wines. Her Rhone varietals have been recognized by the likes of wine critic Robert Parker, the San Francisco Chronicle, Sunset Magazine, and “The Connoisseur’s Guide to California Wine.”
Mari is a University of California Viticulture and Enology graduate. She proudly serves as a judge for a variety of wine competitions and is an active member of Women in Winesense. She and her husband are proud parents of their two sons.