Danielle Cesario

Research Assistant, Climate Action Support

Danielle has worked in the wine and hospitality industry for almost a decade, and has held various positions including brand ambassador, winery hospitality coordinator, wine director, and front of house manager.  She is finishing a Masters of Science in Wine and Spirits Management. Danielle’s thesis focuses on the value of Benefit Corporation Certification for wine businesses and the barriers to entry within the industry.

Danielle has studied wine in Bordeaux, France and taken culinary courses in Florence, Italy, which sparked her passion for travel, food, and wine.  She is especially passionate about sustainably produced wine and climate change mitigation. She has worked in California and Florida markets and is currently working with Reyes Wine Group to offer climate change mitigation and adaptation solutions to California wine producers and retailers.