Michelle was raised in Newberg, Oregon and currently lives with her husband on the property she grew up on. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 2005 with a major in political science and a minor in business. After graduation Michelle moved back to Newberg where she got her real estate license. While being back home she started to find a new appreciation for our amazing Willamette Valley wine industry. To expand her wine knowledge Michelle started to take wine related classes, read books and visit different wineries. In the spring of 2009 Michelle was hired on to work in the Dobbes Family Estate tasting room and now she is the Sales Operations Manager for wholesale sales. In her free time Michelle loves to ride ATVs, go camping and spend time with her family.