Visit our Windermere location on Sundays, anytime between 11am and 4pm, to see Kinsey and taste whichever wines she has chosen for your enjoyment! Completely complimentary.
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The downtown Windermere location features over 700 selections and a reputation for being the heart of the Friday night social scene where wine lovers from Windermere, Dr. Phillips, Gotha, Winter Garden and Ocoee gather for free wine tastings. In the shop, you will find an extensive selection from the best wine regions of the world, including an in-depth collection from California and the Pacific Northwest. All budgets are well represented, from value wines to high-end Cabernets and Chardonnays.
Craig is a native of Erie, PA, where he graduated from Penn State University before getting his MBA from New York University. Craig’s earlier career path took him from a CPA to Vice President of Marketing at Tupperware Brands. Kathy, born and raised in New York City, also possesses an MBA. Now, they have lived in Florida for 20+ years and have two grown children, both involved in Tim’s Wine Market: Katie directs social media remotely from Washington D.C., and Teddy serves as a wine concierge when home from Florida State University.
Kinsey grew up in Ocala and received a Hospitality Management degree from UCF. With a love of wine driving her, she started her journey managing the wine department at Petty’s in Longwood before joining our team at the Avalon Park Wine Bar. At our Windermere location since 2019, Kinsey now holds a Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 3 Certification and is enrolled in a Level 4 Certification. When she’s not working, she’s studying for her next wine exam, enjoying time with family and being a dog mom to two spoiled Chihuahuas.
As a wine aficionado for many years, Jon decided to leave his real estate career behind and join the wine biz. He started at our Windermere location in 2008 as an event volunteer, moving to part-time sales and eventually a full-time position. Jon has completed his WSET Level 3 Wine Certification and recently augmented his knowledge of California wines with an immersive week-long experience in Napa Valley. When he’s not selling wine, Jon enjoys spending time with his wife, Christine, and participating in the church ministry.