Mark Hutchens has worked in nearly all aspects of the wine business since before he was of legal drinking age. Working his way up from stock boy to retail manager and eventually into distribution and importing. In 2009 he co-founded Robert Houde Wines in Chicago. He joined Elenteny Imports in 2018 after a 30 year career promoting great wine from the Old World. Mark resides in Denver Colorado with his wife and daughter and enjoys hiking and camping in the mountains as often as he can. His hobbies include film photography and raising the per-capita consumption of grower Champagne and Grüner Veltliner.