Brittany Komm, Assistant Viticulturist
Brittany Komm, Senior Viticulturist & Vineyard Manager. Brittany grew up in East Wenatchee, Washington, the Apple Capital of the World, and was born into a family that had farming in its blood. She worked may harvests picking fruit in her grandparents’ diverse orchard. Brittany was quickly recruited from the Washington State University to work with Precept Wine in 2014 upon completion of her Master of Science degree. Her scholastic awards are numerous and noteworthy. In 2015, Brittany co-authored an online guide for the WSU Extension on commercial vineyard yield estimation with Michelle Moyer and also had her thesis work published in the highly regarded American Journal of Enology and Viticulture.
Today Brittany continues to work closely with her alma mater, working with students and assisting on new vineyard trials. Brittany’s unyielding energy and expertise positioned her as the collector and organizer of field data and she has been instrumental in assisting with crop prediction among many other pursuits. She has served as Precept’s Senior Viticulturist since 2017 and was promoted to Vineyard Manager for Browne Family and Waterbrook Estate Vineyards in 2018. In 2020, she was elected to serve on the board of the Washington State Grape Society.