Diana was born and raised in the Napa Valley. She graduated from the Viticulture & Enology program at UC Davis in 2001, then worked in both California and French cellars with Robert Mondavi Winery, Mumm Napa, the Araujo Estate, Château La Fleur de Boüard, Domaine Leflaive and Ramey Wine Cellars. In 2003 Diana became enologist at Domaine Dujac in Burgundy, and consultant at Domaine de Triennes in Provence. In 2005 she became winemaker at Snowden Vineyards in St Helena, Ca and in 2016 became winemaker for Ashes & Diamonds in Oak Knoll, Ca. She splits her time between France and California bringing wisdom from each across the Atlantic.
Diana Snowden-Seysses is a member of our Global Steering Committee and active voice in the Porto Protocol community.