Katherine Wallace is a Senior Category Merchant on Whole Foods Market’s Global Wine Buying Team, overseeing our domestic wine and sake assortment in partnership with regional buyers across the country. Katherine began her career at Whole Foods Market as a logistics intern and spent several years as a global buyer on the Produce team before joining the Global Specialty Team.
Katherine is focused on how wines are made, winemakers’ stories behind them and bringing the best value and assortment to the customer. She is passionate about supporting local brands, in addition to wineries with organic regenerative farming practices and that are female/owned operated. Katherine received her degree in Agricultural Business from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She is currently a member of Les Dames d’Escoffier Austin Chapter and an industry mentor for the Roots Fund.