About us.

Out of the basement. Into the limelight.

Wine cellars have come a long way since they were ensconced under castles and manor houses to keep them cool. Modern technology enables wine specialists to cellar our collection in an above-ground wine room, creating a functional, custom-crafted, beautifully-lit work of art.

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Wine cellars that capture your unique architectural and artistic vision.

Our wine cellar specialists bring form and function to your vision, crafting custom-designed wine rooms for restaurants and homes - installed with a minimum of fuss. No two are the same. Our creations enable you to protect your investment, create a unique, functional piece of art, and truly enjoy your collection. 

Listen first. Vision second.

We pride ourselves on being the best in the industry. The quality of our craft reflects the hard work we've invested to reach this level of artistry. An energetic group of relatable problem solvers, the Heritage Vine difference is that our wine cellar specialists listen to your ideas, craft your unique vision, install with as little impact as possible, and genuinely thrive on your satisfaction.


People like to talk about our custom wine cellars. Referrals are a core driver of our business as the great feedback we receive spurs us on to keep raising the bar.


Meet the team.

To make great wine cellars, you need a great group of people. Multi-talented and from a myriad of backgrounds, our wine cellar specialists have been handpicked so that we can offer a truly unique end-to-end custom wine cellar experience.

Jamie Michael

Jamie, President of Heritage Vine Inc has decades of wine cellar design-build experience. He is an award-winning, internationally renowned designer that has worked with some of the biggest names in the wine business. Hailing from New Zealand, this down under native has made the USA his home. When Jamie is not designing wine cellars, he spends his time with his young family as well as giving back to the community through his volunteer work.

Tel. (602) 649-2340


Aaron Doran
CEO / Arizona

Aaron Doran is the Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Vine Inc. Born and raised in Arizona, construction is in his blood. He came to the wine cellar industry with a design and construction background (professional and volunteer) looking for a unique challenge. Over the last decade, spending time in and alongside each position within the company, has given Aaron a full but ever expanding view on what is needed to continue innovating in this exciting field. His collaborations with some of the most notable names in property development, architects, interior design and restaurant/hospitality has led to award winning projects with international acclaim. Aaron thrives on developing inventive solutions to wine storage challenges while not giving up on the aesthetics. In his down time, when he is not focusing on company fundamentals, he can be found traveling the world with his beautiful and patient wife (yes he takes pictures of wine cellars wherever they go).

Tel. (602) 649-2115

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Jake Austad
Territory Manger

Jake has been designing wine cellars for well over 15 years and is a world renowned expert in cellar design. As a certified Sommelier, Jake has the skills to design your cellar from a unique angle, a wine expert.Jake is a valuable member of the Heritage Vine TeamEducation: San Francisco Wine School 2014 – 2014 California Wine Appellation SpecialistWine & Spirits Education Trust 2013University of Missouri-Columbia BS, Political Science

Tel. (602) 830-5767

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Cristy Mayo
Territory Manager

Cristy Mayo is a Sales Territory Manager at Heritage Vine. With over 15 years in sales, she has spent time in advertising and the pharmaceutical industry but her passion has always been construction and interior design. She loves helping her clients find inspiration for their homes and bringing those ideas to life. While her sales and operation support role is her passion by day, Cristy also enjoys traveling and being outdoors with her family in her free time or enjoying a glass of wine while she plans her next project.

Tel. (602) 649-2260

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Joe Campbell
Territory Manager

Joseph started his career in residential construction by becoming the superintendent of a single family home that later sold for over $20,000,000. From there, he’s worked in New York City as a project manager for some of the largest construction/development projects. Now, he’s able to bring his years of experience to Heritage Vine as the East Coast Territory Manager. His upbringing from a small town in North Carolina has taught him how to be precise and technical, while still being “one of the most enjoyable people to work with in the construction industry”. When at home, Joseph’s focus is on spending time with his wife and 4 small children.

Tel. (475) 253-8209

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John Koziol
Territory Manager / Midwest Branch

John Koziol has been in the construction field for decades. His skills in general construction will benefit the way your cellar is designed, crafted and fabricated.

Tel. (612) 444-3394

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In the media.

From wine writers to rock stars, we’ve certainly created headlines as well as custom wine cellars along the way.

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What would you like to create?

Let's talk about your vision.