Mission Bay Wine & Cheese (selling wine on behalf of The GOLFWEEK WINE CLUB) will not sell, share, trade or give away any personal information it receives regarding its customers. At Mission Bay Wine & Cheese, we are committed to protecting your privacy. We use the information we collect about you to process orders and to provide a more personalized shopping experience.
What information do we collect? How do we use it? We collect the email addresses of visitors to our site as well as information you volunteer, such as comments, purchasing and billing information, and your requests.
When you order, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number, phone number, and expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status.
We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important special offers or upcoming events that we think you’ll find valuable.
How does Mission Bay Wine & Cheese protect customer information? When you place orders or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) encrypts all information you input before it is sent to us. Furthermore, all of the customer data we collect is protected against unauthorized access.
Dr. Greif, the founder of the Golfweek Wine Club, passed the certified sommelier exam in 2014 and has also passed the WSET (Wine, Spirits Education Trust) level 3 exam. He is involved in wine education and consulting for restaurants, clubs and wine vendors in his home area of Eastern Iowa. Much of his wine knowledge comes from his multiple trips to various wine-producing areas.
Apart from many trips to Napa/Sonoma and Oregon, he has been to Italy (Piedmont, Veneto, Tuscany & Umbria), France (Bordeaux, Champagne, Burgundy, and Rhone Valley) and Germany/ Austria and the Porto & Duero Valley regions of Portugal. He also enjoys playing golf and has been a member of Golfweek Magazine’s golf course raters panel since 2003.