Missy Auge | Bishop's Lodge New Wine Director | SantaFe.com
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Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection, the historic luxury resort and thoughtfully restored landmark in Santa Fe, recently appointed Missy Auge as wine director. Missy will oversee the wine operations for the 100-room resort, which serves as a luxurious and soulful retreat steeped in New Mexico’s heritage. Born and raised in New Mexico, Missy is returning to the Southwest, where she first discovered her adoration for viticulture as the owner and operator of Tanti Luce 221 in the heart of Santa Fe’s historic district.

Missy Auge’s Background

Missy Auge, new wine director for Bishop's Lodge, at Women in Wine
Missy Auge, new wine director for Bishop’s Lodge, at Women in Wine.

With more than a decade of experience in hospitality and a Level 2 Sommelier certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers, Missy has held key managerial and sommelier positions in some of the country’s most celebrated cities including Los Angeles, California, and Big Sky, Montana, before returning to Santa Fe. Missy comes to Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection most recently from Montage Big Sky, where she served as lead sommelier of the luxury five-star resort. Previously, Missy was lead sommelier at 71Above in Los Angeles and held management positions at esteemed establishments, including Spaghettini and the Dave Koz Lounge in Beverly Hills.

Missy received her Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from The University of New Mexico, where she also served as a New Mexico State Representative for the Americans for the Arts National Arts Summit. Dedicating her career to her passion for wine, Missy brings her diverse experience in multi-state hospitality management with a proven track record in profitability and high guest and employee satisfaction to Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection.  

“As a fourth generation local New Mexican, I am thrilled to join the celebrated team at Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection as wine director,” says Missy. “I look forward to infusing my extensive knowledge and passion for pairing both old-world and lesser-known contemporary wines with Chef Pablo. Together, our multisensory menu of classic New Mexico flavors with modern sensibilities and extra Santa Fe spice will perfectly complement our impressive wine program!”

SkyFire at Bishop’s Lodge invites guests to inhale the atmospheric earthy scents of cuisine that celebrates storied, Southwestern ingredients. Beyond the resort’s textured and multi-layered restaurants, its one-of-a-kind experiences, healing elements, nature-driven adventures, and picturesque views of the Santa Fe National Forest create cherished memories for creativity, reflection, and discovery.

In her free time, Missy can be found spending time outdoors with her corgi, Ferdinand.

This article was posted by Cheryl Fallstead

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