Ray Johnson

Executive Director, Wine Business Institute

Ray Johnson


(707) 664-3071


Wine Center 1010

As Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University, Ray Johnson's role includes organizational development and program execution as well as operational oversight of programs and events at the future Wine Spectator Learning Center. Previously his work in the VESTA alliance as well as with his company - TasteWine - has led to teaching seminars from San Francisco to New York. His international experience and network in Australia, Europe, Canada, and South Africa will connect students and alumni to wineries across the globe.