Email: General Information
Email: Box Office  Call: 877-762-3933

Festival Founder | Executive Director

Lee Brian Schrager
P: 305-625-4171 ext.1040

Carly Siegler
Assistant to Festival Director

Managing Director

Devin Padgett
P: 970-927-9549

Associate Directors

Debra Lundy 
P: 305-627-1742

Kristen Sofge 
P: 305-627-1548


Brett Friedman 
Agency 21 Consulting
P: 305-529-9506 ext 2
C: 305-582-4424

Ashley Shapiro 
Sponsorship and Ticketing Director
P: 305-627-1646

Kristen Sofge
Associate Festival Director
P: 305-627-1548


Devonie Nicholas
Marketing & Public Relations Director
P: 305-627-1135

Heather Radi-Bermudez
Marketing Manager

Public Relations

National Media
Bullfrog & Baum
(212) 255-6717
Brustman Carrino Public Relations
(305) 573-0658
Internal Festival Contact

Devonie Nicholas 
(305) 627-1135

Accounting & Compliance

Julie Cancino
Accounting & Compliance Manager
P: 305-627-1266

Friends Program & Auction

Aly Schulman
Auction & Friends Director
P: 305-627-1169
Carly Siegler
P: 305-627-1417


Lauren Azicri
Ticketing and Sponsorship Administrator
P: 305-627-1173

Talent Relations

Elizabeth Nuell
Talent Relations
P: 305-627-1741

CJ Tropp
Special Projects Manager & Talent Coordinator
P: 305-627-1795


Jason Trautmann
Business Manager
P: 305-627-1384

Grand Tasting Restaurants

Christian Roy Fombrum
Festival Manager
P: 305-627-1534

Student Associates

Richard Lopez
Student Associate Program Manager
P: 305-919-4126
Student Associate Program Website

Travel Services

Carol Press
ProTravel International
P: 786-206-2717


General Inquiries Zoraida Suarez Southern Wine & Spirits
Supplier Activation
P: 305-627-1256

Grand Tasting Village Shelly Lungstrum Southern Wine & Spirits
Grand Tasting Village
Supplier Manager
P: 305-627-1134 Please note that participation in the Festival is limited to products distributed through Southern Wine & Spirits of Florida