WINE TEAM

Neil Loomis, Wine and Beverage Director

Neil Loomis, Wine and Beverage Director for Fine Dining Restaurant Group, became a Sommelier in 2006. Having started his time with Fine Dining in 2001 as bar manager at Rendezvous Bistro, Neil quickly made his way, replacing owner Gavin Fine as wine buyer in 2003. In 2008 he assumed his current position, overseeing all wine and beverage services for the company. In this role, Neil spends a great amount of time in and out of the wine shop and restaurant at Bin22. Known as the Dr. Of All Things Liquid, he has continued his vintner education traveling to California, Oregon, Washington, Italy, France, Spain, Chile, Argentina and New Zealand, even working a harvest for two New Zealand wineries picking grapes and working in the winery itself. Neil brings a great deal of passion, knowledge and dedication to his Wine Director position at Bin22.

Iwona Cherry, Manager

Originally from Poland, Bin22 manager Iwona Cherry was initially drawn to Jackson Hole in 2008 by the appeal of living in the Wild West. Once here, Cherry embraced the true Jackson lifestyle - full of outdoor pursuits and experiences. Cherry started her career as a teacher, but after seven years teaching decided to make the transition to a career in hospitality. Once she decided to pursue her passion in hospitality, Cherry worked a variety of positions, eventually becoming a restaurant manager. Over a decade later, she joined the Fine Dining family as manager of the former Rendezvous Bistro in 2018. Iwona’s passion for and knowledge of wine brought her to Bin22, where she manages the expansive bottle shop and various wine consultation programs.