Born in France, Frederique studied Agronomy at Perpignan University and later obtained a Master’s Degree in Winemaking & Viticulture growing from Toulouse University where she gained experience at in a wine lab and Chateau in Bordeaux. After working as a crush intern in Eastern Washington and then Australia in 1993 she returned to the Yakima Valley working for Staton Hills Winery where she became winemaker. In 2012 she joined the Four Feathers winemaking team. Frederique enjoys cooking, baking, hiking and skiing with her two sons. She likes to visit her family in Provence while enjoying local rosé wines and joie de vivre.