About me

Jamie Knee, Petite Wine Traveler: Your Global Wine Educator & Top Wine Specialist in Santa Barbara!

Santa Barbara Wine Expert & Educator:

Uncork a world of wine exploration with Jamie Knee, a leading Santa Barbara Wine Specialist and Global Wine Communicator. Jamie, also known as Petite Wine Traveler, captivates audiences with her engaging wine tastings, educational seminars, and insightful writing.

Unforgettable Wine Experiences:

Imagine unforgettable wine events hosted by Jamie, featuring captivating themes and diverse varietals. Jamie curates bespoke experiences at resorts, restaurants, private homes, and corporate events, transforming gatherings into global wine celebrations.

Spreading the Love of Wine:

Jamie’s dedication to wine education extends worldwide. She is a certified Sommelier and educator, leading private and corporate clients on enriching wine journeys. As the Founder of Montecito Wine Society, Jamie fosters a welcoming community for wine enthusiasts, offering exclusive events and fostering deeper appreciation for wine.

Award-Winning Wine Writer:

Jamie’s captivating writing style shines through her columns in Montecito Journal and as a contributing writer to Santa Barbara Independent. She also writes for esteemed publications like Somm Journal, Napa Valley and Tasting Panel, sharing her expertise with a global audience.

Globally Recognized Wine Judge:

Jamie’s knowledge extends beyond education. She is a wine competition judge, collaborating with wineries to promote their brands and regions. Her certifications from WSET and various wine regions solidify her expertise.

Join the Celebration!

Be part of the annual National Spritz Day, a celebration of refreshing wine spritz cocktails, founded by Jamie!

Ready to Explore Wine with Jamie?

Contact Jamie Knee today to discuss your next wine adventure in Santa Barbara or virtually around the world!

Prior to devoting her life to teaching wine, and returning to her home state of California, Jamie resided in Miami, Florida, where she ran a successful Lifestyle, Food & Wine Social Marketing Company since 2012.