about

Sparkman Cellars

Chris Sparkman
wine@sparkmancellars.com
Dad/Founder/Vintner, worked on the floor in some of the U.S.’s finest restaurants: Commander’s Palace in New Orleans, Michael’s in LA, Todd English’s Olives in DC and Mackay Restaurants in Seattle, to name a few. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Washington State Wine Commission. His Personal Management Team is headed by Stella Mae and Ruby Leigh.

Kelly Sparkman
Mom/Founder/Vintner, comes from a wildlife biology background, worked in salmon and raptor restoration programs and later as a veterinary technician in Seattle. Her magnum opus is her role as Chief Developer of Stella Mae and Ruby Leigh.

Our Team

Winemaking Philosophy

Kelly and Chris Sparkman launched Sparkman Cellars in Woodinville, Washington in 2004 to focus on their family. With many years in the hospitality world, they felt uniquely situated in the midst of the Northwest's extraordinary and booming wine industry.
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