Courtney manages the importing, sales, and marketing for our family's wine business. She graduated from Princeton University, and wrote the business plan to plant pinot noir in the hills of Casablanca while in graduate school at Stanford.
Michael was born and raised on the farm in Casablanca during the 1940's and 50's, where he learned to be an entrepreneur. Michael saved for his college education at Princeton with his start-up pig business, which began with one very pregnant sow and peaked at 1,000 piglets.
Jennifer Pickens Kingston
Jen manages hospitality and winemaking operations with Courtney as well as employee professional development. She is a graduate of Princeton University with a BA in psychology and a Masters in education from the University of Pennsylvania. Jen enjoys spending time between New York City and the Casablanca Valley with her husband, Tim, and their three daughters.
Co-founder and Partner
Tim was born in South America and has worked in Chile and other countries in the region for most of his career. An original founder of Kingston Family Vineyards with his sister, Courtney, and his dad, Michael, Tim offers periodic support and consultation with a special passion for Kingston's MBA educational program.
Enrique leads the Chilean contingent of the extended Kingston family. He is our gerente general in Chile, and brings over 30 years of experience in Chilean agriculture to our small team. Enrique and his wife, Sally Kingston, met at a Chilean rodeo in the 1970's.
Sara Pickens Doran
Distribution and Club Manager
Sara heads up U.S distribution, the Wine Club and customer engagement. She graduated with a BA in Political Science from Northwestern University and an MSW from Boston College. Sara lives in Princeton, NJ with her husband and has 5 grown children. She loves getting to know our customers and her visits to Chile to work with our staff on the ground as much as possible.