Meet the Team
At Stone Edge Farm, we apply the same attention to detail in hosting our guests as we do in our meticulous farming, world-class winemaking, creation of exceptional cuisine, and innovative conservation practices.
When you visit us, the first individuals you are likely to encounter are these congenial professionals, who will make every effort to ensure your comfort and contentment.
Larry Nadeau, director of dining and private events, has worked in restaurants for over 35 years, including nearly 20 as head maître d’ at the renowned French Laundry. A restaurant and cruise line consultant, he came to EDGE in 2015.
Frieda Guercio, director of membership, was a restaurant manager, worked at the Estates Group, spent over ten years as national sales manager at the Donum Estate, and consulted with small wineries before coming here early in 2018.
Dorothe Cicchetti, director of sales & marketing, was born in Germany and raised in Sonoma in the wine business at her family’s winery, Buena Vista. She has been working in premium wine sales & marketing for over 15 years and arrived in 2011 to help establish our brand.
Philippe Thibault, director of hospitality, worked at Chateau Lynch-Bages in Pauillac before coming to Sonoma. He spent 20 years at Chateau St. Jean where he was Chateau operations manager until joining Stone Edge Farm in 2012.
Whitney Reese, director of winery operations, worked in restaurants, guest services, and personnel for over a decade. Born in the Moon Mountain District (where her dad, Jeff Baker, was Carmenet’s winemaker), she joined us in 2016.