Daisy the Dachschund of Korbel

Sonoma vintner Gary Heck's dog can be found on his desk and in his Zoom meetings

Daisy the Dachschund of Korbel
10-year-old Daisy has grown up roaming the halls of California sparkling-wine producer Korbel.
Mar 16, 2021

Owner: Gary Heck, owner of Korbel

Location: Guerneville, Calif.

Dog Name: Daisy

Age: 10

Breed: Dachshund

In a Word: Precious

Job Title: Head of security

Star Quality: Guard dog extraordinaire, but will will dance and give kisses for treats!

Favorite Treat: Mini Milk-Bones ... She hardly chews them!

Favorite Activity: Sleeping

Favorite Getaway: Lying on top of Gary's desk

Forgivable Flaw: She has no boundaries and will walk right in front of the computer screen in the middle of a Zoom meeting or bark if she doesn't feel she is getting enough attention.

Backstory: Daisy was given as a birthday present 10 years ago. She has grown up at Korbel and is loved by its employees. She walks through the hallways like she owns the joint ... I guess she does!!!

 Portrait of Daisy, a Dachshund, with her owner, Gary Heck, in his office at Korbel
Meetings with Gary Heck may include a visit with head of security Daisy

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