Jean-Francis, or JF for those who don’t want to attempt a French accent, hails from the West Coast of France. In France, the enjoyment of good food and good wine is an integrated part of life. From Italian origin, JF’s family has always put the epicurean pleasure first. A world traveler since a young age, Jean-Francis has been exposed to myriad cultures, authentic local cuisines, unique wines, as well as world-class dining experiences. He’s excited to share his passion for wine with local wine lovers!
Tamara, a Michigan native, has been passionately enjoying and learning about wine since meeting her French counterpart. She inherited the entrepreneurial spirit from her parents, the owners of a successful farm market turned garden-center in the Detroit area. Customer service became her forte in the retail and hospitality sectors from Grand Rapids to Singapore. Her enthusiasm for people and service, combined with a great passion for food and wine, shineS through to every customer who walks through the doors of Sense of Wine.