About Us

John Mark Davis

Area Sales Manager for International Wines and Craft Beer

John Mark was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama and graduated from Jefferson Davis High School in 1997. While working in restaurants while attending Auburn University he grew to love the service industry. Upon graduating from Auburn with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management in 2004, he moved to Atlanta and worked as the Food and Beverage Director at The Buckhead Club. He then transferred to Memphis, Tennessee a couple of years later to hold the same position at The Crescent Club.

In 2008, he accepted an offer to open SpringHouse on Lake Martin as the General Manager and happily moved back to Alabama.

John Mark now lives in Opelika, Alabama with his wife Merideth and their two dogs. He has been in the wine and craft beer distribution business for a number of years, and is now the On Premise Area Sales Manager for Central and South Alabama for International Wines and Craft Beer. He obtained his Introductory Level Sommelier Certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2012.

What I Can Do For You :

  • Curate Custom Wine Case Orders
  • Private Wine Tastings
  • Cellar Planning

  • Curate Custom Beer Orders
  • Curate Wine Menu Selections

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Merideth Davis

Marketing and Communications for The Dining Winos

Merideth was born and raised in Opelika, Alabama and graduated from Opelika High School in 2002. She worked at Dayspring Nature Shop in Auburn, Alabama while attending Auburn University. Upon graduating from Auburn with a degree in Spanish 2007, Merideth began a career in the local insurance industry. After almost twelve years of working in this industry, Merideth transferred to Auburn University, where she continues to work today.

Merideth is the driving force behind The Dining Winos. From its birth in 2018, she has documented it all. All content is produced by her.

Merideth loves to travel and see live music. She is an advocate for local businesses and loves to see her community thrive. She also an avid fan of wine, and blessed to be married to John Mark. She obtained her Introductory Level Sommelier Certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers in 2019.

What I Can Do For You :

  • Collaborate on marketing efforts.
  • Help you place an order.