Who We Are - The Whiskey Wash

Who We Are


Nino Marchetti is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Whiskey Wash, an award winning whiskey lifestyle website dedicated to informing and entertaining consumers about whisk(e)y on a global level. As a whisk(e)y journalist, expert and judge he has written about the subject extensively, been interviewed in various media outlets and provided tasting input on many whiskeys at competitions. He also maintains a large private collection of whiskey from which he continually educates his palate on this brown spirit type.


Management Team:

Jeff BernheiselJeff Bernheisel (Director of Site Development) – Jeff Bernheisel is a consultant and project manager in the real estate industry, based in Portland, Oregon who loves marketing, technology, steak, pizza, whiskey, fast things and fun times… in no particular order. Jeff has been featured on CNN, Inman News, and several other industry related publications speaking on the topics of SEO, website analytics and consumer behavior.



ChaddChadd Olesen (Vice President of Business Operations) – Chadd Olesen is a serial entrepreneur located in Portland, Oregon.  He loves building relationships, meeting new people, and has a strong appreciation for craft alcohol. When Chadd is not raising capital or driving business development you can find him in the gym, hiking, or traveling.




Margarett Waterbury (Managing Editor) – Margarett Waterbury is a food and drinks writer and editor with a love of great spirits, good stories, and the correctly used semicolon. She is the Managing Editor of Edible Portland and a regular contributor to several magazines and newspapers. She also runs a commercial copywriting business. When she’s not writing about (or drinking) whiskey, she’s gardening, riding her bicycle, or making elaborate meals from her enormous cookbook collection.