Director of Adult Beverages, Corporate Office
Hank Beal is the executive wine buyer of adult beverages for Nugget Market, overseeing a team of wine stewards and regular tasting events. For more than 25 years, Hank has been working in the wine industry, and has been recognized as a Certified Wine Educator by the Society of Wine Educators. Hank is also the co-author of “A Moveable Thirst: Tales and Tastes from a Season in Napa Wine Country,” and he regularly hosts and speaks at wine-and-food events in our area. Hank’s wine department selections are used as teaching examples by the viticulture and enology department at UC Davis, where he has been a guest lecturer.