Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection, the historic luxury resort and thoughtfully restored landmark in Santa Fe, today announces the appointment of Missy Auge as Wine Director. Auge 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, Auge 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.
With over a decade of experience in hospitality and a Level 2 Sommelier certification from the Court of Master Sommeliers, Auge has held key managerial and sommelier positions in some of the country’s most celebrated cities including: Los Angeles, Calif. and Big Sky, Mont. before returning to Santa Fe, N.M. Auge 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, Auge was Lead Sommelier at 71Above in Los Angeles and held management positions at esteemed establishments, including Spaghettini & the Dave Koz Lounge in Beverly Hills.
Auge 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, Auge 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 4th generation local New Mexican I am thrilled to join the celebrated team at Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection as Wine Director,” says Missy Auge, wine director, Bishop’s Lodge, Auberge Resorts Collection, “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, Auberge Resorts Collections 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, Auge can be found spending time outdoors with her corgi, Ferdinand.