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  • Fluent in English; learning Italian, Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2024
  • Sommelier
  • Auburn University
  • From Elba, AL, USA
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About Me

Sommelier turned winemaker from Alabama, exploring Australia on a working holiday visa

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Working Holiday Visa! Currently making wine in Tasmania, then city hoping through Oz on my way back to the States.

Tassie to Melbourne to Brisbane to Cairns to Sydney to Home


  • cooking
  • wine
  • yoga
  • chess
  • music
  • guitar
  • hiking
  • nature
  • climbing
  • fermentation
  • meandering

Music, Movies, and Books

🎶 John Prine, Kota the Friend, Foo Fighters, Willie Nelson, Greta Van Fleet, Khruangbin, Brittney Howard, Teskey Bros., Gary Clark Jr., Kendrick Lamar, Waylon Jennings, Pawpaw Rod, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the list goes way on

📖 East of Eden by Steinbeck, On the Road by Kerouac, How to Win Friends and Influence People by Carnegie, Cooked by Michael Pollan, The Book by Alan Watts

🎥 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Fried Green Tomatoes, Lord of the Rings (extended, duh.) Star Wars (all except 7-9), Stranger than Fiction, Dune, The Green Mile, Ratatouille, many many more

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I made my first wine in Tasmania! A white blend with Pinot Gris, Riesling, and a touch of Sauvy B to be bottled in September and sold in the Cellar Door

What I Can Share with Hosts

Excellent cook, decent guitarist, handyman by growing up on a farm, and can always pick the perfect beverage to pair (with anything)

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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