Gary Bombay, President & Owner
Gary Bombay is the owner and president of Blue Grouse Wine Cellars. He has enjoyed building the company from a small, two person operation back in 2007 to become Vancouver’s leading wine storage solutions provider today.
A job well done and a satisfied customer are Gary’s primary focuses in doing business. In fact, many of Gary’s past clients, both from Blue Grouse and previous businesses have become his good friends. Give us a call, ask for Gary and you’re guaranteed to smile.
Gary is entrepreneurial at heart having owned and operated a successful promotional products company in Vancouver for 20 years. Having forged strong bonds with many of his clients in that business, he continues to serve some of them today.
In Gary’s free time he enjoys a great meal (often cooked himself) and fine wine to pair with it. Gary is very active and enjoys playing squash and skiing on the mountains in his very own backyard. More recently, Gary has taken up recreational boating with the acquisition of his new baby, the H2O Bomber. Gary enjoys taking her out and sharing the experience with friends and family.
Adrienne Gavard, Operations & Marketing Manager
Adrienne oversees all operational and marketing activities at Blue Grouse Wine Cellars but also works directly with clients to help plan their wine cellar projects. Call up the office or drop into the showroom and there’s a good chance you’ll connect with her.
Adrienne really enjoys working for a small, tight knit business like Blue Grouse as it allows her the opportunity to dive deep into a variety of projects and see the fruits of her labour. She derives satisfaction from happy clients, beautifully built cellars and watching the company grow.
Adrienne was one of Blue Grouse’s first employees so has seen and been instrumental in its growth of product offerings, evolution of the website and transition into its showroom and warehouse space.
Adrienne’s background is in creative communications having worked in marketing-related roles from York, England to New York City. She has also gained valuable managerial experience through her operation of gymnastics clubs and the customer relations department for a software development company.
Adrienne is passionate about wine and its proper storage. She has traveled to Florence, Italy to complete her WSET (Wine and Spirits Education Trust) Level 3 certificate, passing with distinction. She continues to plan many of her travels around discovering different wine regions around the world. In her free time, Adrienne enjoys running, fine dining, traveling and hanging out with her furry “kids.”
Keith, Sales Representative & Wine Cellar Designer
Keith is fluent in both Mandarin & Cantonese and specializes in business development and cellar design, dealing primarily with Blue Grouse’s Chinese speaking clients.
If you would like either Mandarin or Cantonese support call +1 (888) 400-2675 and ask for Keith.
He works directly with Blue Grouse’s, builders and homeowners across Metro Vancouver, providing expert advise on how to build a cellar that is both beautiful and functional
Keith started his career in retail marketing, working with an international retailer as a BC store manager. He has also worked as a General Manager at an international building material company, gaining experience in managerial level operations and working with customers in a business to business setting.
Although originally from Mainland China, Keith is now a proud Canadian citizen and enjoys living in beautiful Vancouver. He is a dog-lover and spends most weekends with his 2 dogs either at the beach or park.
Keith is a very positive influence in the office and has a strong work ethic. He believes that in order to reach your goals in life you must have positive attitude, determination, and ability to manage yourself in any situation.
The ever cheerful Christine is an export of France but very much Canadian in heart and mind. Having moved to Vancouver many years ago, she now makes Kitsilano her home and partakes fully in the lifestyle that comes with it, enjoying biking, yoga and walking on the beach.
Christine has a strong background in sales and customer service, a creative flair and an eye for design. These qualities make her a very valuable member of the Blue Grouse team. She is excellent with our clients, helping them turn an inspirational photo or a simple sketch into a detailed design and then the wine cellar of their dreams! (She does this both in English and French)
Christine is full of energy and always on the go, be it tango dancing in the evenings, doing volunteer work on the weekends or having coffee with friends. Christine enjoys meeting new people and making new connections. Give her a shout today!
Courtney grew up and has spent most of her life on the Sunshine Coast, moving to Vancouver to pursue her dream of becoming a designer. She attended the Visual College of Art & Design, earning her diploma in Interior Design before joining the team at Blue Grouse.
Courtney enjoys working in Google Sketch Up as it allows her to share her vision for clients’ wine cellars. She often follows the process from design to build as she takes great satisfaction in seeing her drawings come to life. Courtney has a strong work ethic and firm desire to meet and exceed client expectations.
When Courtney isn’t at the office or out visiting a client she loves to spend her free time reading, running, swimming or doing yoga.
Sebastian Burzynski, Senior Project Manager & Installation Team Lead
Sebastian is one of the longest serving members of the Blue Grouse team. Having started as an installation contractor, Sebastian’s array of talents were quickly visible and he became the first full-time installer for Blue Grouse Wine Cellars. As the business has grown and evolved Sebastian now manages the installation team and overseas the large majority of wine cellar installations.
Given Sebastian’s strong technical knowledge and construction experience he may be the first person you meet when he comes to your home to survey the space you wish to convert to a wine cellar. Due to his diverse skill set, he may also produce the drawings for your project.
Sebastian takes great pride in a cellar well-built and a satisfied customer. Quality assurance is always at the forefront of his mind.
In his free time, Sebastian enjoys spending time with his family, shopping for treasures at Lee Valley and eating good food.
Robert Radomski, Wine Cellar Builder/Installer
Everyone loves Rob for his easy-going, friendly nature. Despite Rob’s care-free facade, he truly takes every installation project to heart and has a strong desire to ensure our clients are thrilled with the end result. He does a great job communicating with our clients to ensure they are informed and as much or as little involved in the installation process as they desire.
Rob comes to Blue Grouse with a strong background in all things construction, ranging from framing and drywalling, to fine finishing and millwork installation. Rob often takes on wine cellar installations involving full room renovations as well as racking and accent lighting installations.
Rob is always on the go. When not building beautiful wine cellars, he enjoys jamming with his band on the drums.