James Moises, owner of Bizou Wines, is a native New Orleanian with Mid-City roots who combines wine, food, art and medicine in a unique way. With a background in Emergency Medicine and a passion for wine, James is a jack of all trades. Through Moises Wines and Krewe du Bizou Wines, James supports many local non-profits, all trying to make the city healthier and more vibrant.
Lesley manages the Inventory, Invoicing, and Bookkeeping for Bizou Wines. Hailing from Birmingham, AL and a Tiger of a different color, Lesley graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in HRT from Auburn University. Prior to joining the Bizou Krewe, Lesley worked in non-profit organizations and in hotel sales with Ritz-Carlton & Hilton. Lesley’s passion is for arts and crafts and outside of work, Lesley enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and chasing after her two little girls.
Anna is our Sales Representative, she moved down to vibrant New Orleans in November 2015 after working and living at a Meditation Retreat Center in the peaceful Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Before her Colorado adventure, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media at DePaul University in Chicago. She discovered her love for wine while studying abroad and pursing Photojournalism in Florence, Italy during her college career. Sipping red Italian wines, serving Italian/Southern dishes at Josephine Estelle in the Ace Hotel.
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Cassie Borden was born and raised in New Orleans. As a hometown girl, she studied biology at Southeastern Louisiana University and uses her understanding of science by applying it to the world of wine. She has achieved her second level certification as a sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers and now enjoys being an active participant in the restaurants and wine shops in the community, selling Bizou wines by day and teaching about wine at night through an educational company she co-created named sommwave.