Contact our Wine Cellar Temperature Specialists

If you need assistance with your Wine Guardian system, are looking for some expert advice on selecting a proper Wine Guardian system for your cellar, or you’re in need of some consultation on a wine cellar you’re planning to design, please don’t hesitate to contact us.





Our Team

Mike Militi

Division Manager, U.S.A. and Canada

Mike Militi serves as Division Manager of Wine Guardian and Cleanroom Systems, including the AdvancAir and HEPAir business lines. He has over 20 years experience in HVAC project management, sales and applications engineering. Mike began his career at Cleanroom Technology, developing turnkey cleanroom solutions for an international client base. You can now turn to him for expert wine cellar advice.

John Patalita

Export Manager

John Patalita serves as Director of International Sales at Wine Guardian. He has over 25 years of experience in marketing, new product development and sales. John worked in Europe for ten years and speaks fluent English, French, Polish and Spanish. Turn to him for expert direction on wine cellar applications outside of the U.S.

Torsten Luehr

Torsten Luehr serves as European Sales Manager for Wine Guardian products in the heart of Europe such as Germany and France and extends to other countries from Ireland and Greece, just to name a few. Luehr has 14 years’ experience in the wine cellar business, is a certified sommelier through the German Wine Institute in Mainz, Germany, has worked in several first class hotels in the U.S. and Europe, and has sailed around the world as an assistant restaurant manager on cruise ships.

Debbie Pelow

Customer Service

Deborah Pelow is Wine Guardian’s Account Manager. She assists management with customer inquiries, works with distributors, coordinates with parts and service, writes orders and tracks shipping. Debbie has been with the company more than 14 years and is there for you when you need skilled customer support.

Russ Warner

Technical Support Manager

Russ Warner works with Wine Guardian customers on installation and operational questions they may have about Wine Guardian systems and equipment. In addition, he tracks issues in the field and works with Wine Guardian's engineering and manufacturing departments to ensure continuous process improvement. Russ has over 20 years experience with the company and is there when you need him for expert installation and technical product support.