Guide at a Glance
Aix-en-Provence, Provence, France
Lifestyle, Wine Tour
Hilary Rivera, co-founder of Wine in Provence private wine tour, grew up in Sonoma County, California. She has an extensive background in the wine industry and in wine education. Upon graduating from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, she spent an intensive year earning her Wine Industry Certificate from Cal Poly University, as well as taking some wine classes at UC Davis. She moved to Aix-en-Provence, France in 2006 to immerse herself in the French language, culture, and especially, the wine. She travels regularly around Provence and other parts of France on wine tasting excursions, most recently to explore the regions of Champagne and Burgundy.