Stephen Neumann is the Brand Ambassador at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, a role he has been in since January of 2019. Stephen is originally from Quebec (Montreal) and Ontario (London), and moved to the Okanagan valley along with his wife from Napa, California where he was employed at Opus One Winery as a Guest Experience Coordinator. While in Napa, Stephen earned his Level 3 WSET certificate at the Napa Valley Wine Academy, and also graduated at the top of his class earning the “Management Award” from the Culinary Institute of America with an Associate degree in Culinary Arts, specializing in Wine Studies. Prior to Napa, Stephen spent 12 years in South Korea working at 2 different universities as an English teacher and as a liaison between Korean staff and international faculty. Stephen speaks French fluently, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Concordia University.