Staff Bios - Kathy Allen

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Kathy Allen
Senior Staff

I have been in the tasting room since 2013 and I love it. I get to meet people from all over and talk to them about Laurentide wine. Every day is a new adventure in exploring people's love of wine.

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Customer Testimonials

"Love this winery! So glad I joined the wine club, just received my first shipment. Can't wait to try my wines. Thank you Laurentide Winery."

"Knowledgeable and friendly people, great wines, beautiful tasting room and did I say great wines."

"Found this new place today-all their wines were very good; the Sauvignon Blanc and unoaked Chardonnay especially so. Happy to have met one of the..."

"We had an outstanding tasting experience! Susan and the Laurentide staff were so friendly, fun and informative. We even met Rosie the dog! We cou..."