Jennifer Cossey Hendrickson
Jennifer Cossey Hendrickson discovered her interests in wine while persuing her undergraduate art degree in Northern California. Since then she has earned her master’s degree in business and has worked in a variety of capacities in the wine industry. She works and lives in Oregon’s Willamette Valley as wine director and sommelier at Paulée Restaurant in Dundee. She is a certified sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and a certified specialist of wine through the Society of Wine Educators. She is a contributing writer and columnist for Sommelier Journal, Oregon Wine Press, Wine Business Monthly, Northwest Palate Magazine, 1859 Magazine, Wine Press Northwest, Mix Magazine and Oregon Public Broadcasting.
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