Two Decades of Local Ties
Arielle and Ryan fell hard for each other and the hospitality industry and have worked their way up the Houston hospitality scene for 20 years.
It didn’t take long to notice that a lot of diners were intimidated navigating the wine lists and describing what they wanted. So they started hosting wine classes at local restaurants and eventually in their client’s homes.
In 2020, after the birth of their twins, they decided to make a business out of it. everywine is the product of a combined 40 years of experience introducing their friends to new wines and helping them understand what they’re drinking.
Our coaches strive for the perfect balance of informative and fun. We offer honest and practical tools for the casual drinker, though we’re capable of geekin’ out!
Good times. Good people. Good juice. No judgements.
We are absolutely addicted to seeing our guests have ‘AHA moments’ with wine. The only thing more gratifying is handing a big check to our favorite non-profit.
Arielle graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University Bloomington in 2003, and is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers. She has worked a variety of roles within the service industry including server, sommelier, bartender, maitre d, and manager. She spent years honing her skills at restaurants such as Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, Haven, Grace’s, Reef, Ruggles, and benjy’s. She took on a leadership role as an opening manager of Pappas Bros. Steakhouse Downtown, and also served as General Manager of Bars and Restaurants at Four Seasons Denver. She took a step back from work when she and Ryan had a baby boy, followed by twins 1.5 years later. She stays committed to her family, but can’t deny the magnetic pull of the hospitality industry. She has an unusual affection for marshmallows and wedding reality shows.
Hannah is a Houston native and graduate of The University of Houston (Psychology Major). She is a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and joined everywine in 2022 as Director of Hospitality. With a passion for the intricate world of wines and a flair for exploring diverse domains, her rich tapestry of expertise include playing the cello, training dogs, being a licensed skydiver, and she is an indomitable Catan opponent. She proudly embodies the spirit of ‘jack of all trades’ and is fueled by an insatiable curiosity that makes her a versatile member of our team.