Loves: Chateauneuf du Pape
Jane Cooper has been a resident New Orleanian since 1985. She, like many, visited
the city once and decided to move to New Orleans. Milwaukee, Wisconsin is now only
her birthplace—not home. She has made a career of helping people navigate healthcare
and insurance. Jane is very passionate about her lifetime work and is just as passionate
Roy Arriola is a native New Orleanian. Born and raised in the historic
Treme neighborhood of New Orleans, Roy has witnessed the many evolutions
of our Marigny and Treme neighborhoods. He enjoys wine and wants to
provide a vehicle for each Grande Krewe customer to learn something
new about wine. Roy wants to share with his neighbors—old and new.
Loves: Napa Cabs
Bob Heaps, also from Milwaukee, immediately fell in love with
the great city of New Orleans his first visit here. Since officially
becoming a resident, Bob, better known as ‘Roberto’ has worked tirelessly
to make the Grande Krewe wine store concept a REALITY. And…wait until you
attend a Roberto-hosted tasting! It’s a fun learning experience with GOOD wine.
Carla Arriola is also a lifetime resident of New Orleans. Her Pilates sessions
are legendary. She appreciates drinking old wine favorites and
LOVES trying new wines–creating new wine favorites. Carla is excited for
the Grande Krewe wine store customer to do the same.
Loves: Dog biscuits dipped in champagne
Deuce, a handsome rescue Pug and the wine store dog,
will welcome any dog friends that visit the store.