Andre Hueston Mack is the owner and winemaker of Mouton Noir Wines, with offices in Portland, Oregon and Brooklyn, New York. He won the title of Best Young Sommelier in America, awarded by the Chaine des Rotisseurs and subsequently worked as a sommelier at Thomas Keller’s The French Laundry in the Napa Valley. He was on the opening team of the chef’s New York restaurant, Per Se and spent three years as head sommelier there. His wine lists have received recognition by Wine Spectator, and he has been featured in Food & Wine, Wine & Spirits Magazine, The New York Times, Ebony, The Huffington Post and The Wall Street Journal
Based on the success of the labels he created for Mouton Noir Wines - OPP, Oregogne, Love Drunk, Horseshoes & Handgrenades, and Knock on Wood - Mack established Get Fraiche Cru, a boutique graphic design firm, for which he serves as creative director. He has worked with clients such as Joel Gott, Palm Bay Imports, and Charles & Charles.