Kari was raised in Newberg, Oregon and currently lives with her family in Dundee. After high school, Kari started her career in accounting when she lived in La Grande and worked for a family owned fuel company. She moved back to her hometown in 2004 and worked in the construction industry until recently when she joined the team at Wine By Joe. Even though she has lived here her whole life her love for wine just began recently during a wine tasting tour. In her free time Kari loves to spend time with her family, read and enjoy the outdoors.