Call us: 410-480-8287
3301 North Ridge Road (Next to HMart)
Ellicott City, MD 21043 | Get Directions

About Us

Gerard Boarman, President, Head Buyer Wine and Spirits
Gerard works directly with industry professionals to bring new wine and spirits to North Ridge. If you are looking for that special wine you had while vacationing in Europe, Gerard will find it for you. Gerard is always searching for new and innovative wine to bring to North Ridge. Prior to opening North Ridge Wine in 1999, Gerard spent 14 years in various roles at Harper’s Choice Liquors in Columbia, MD. Gerard graduated from Mt. St. Mary’s College with a B.S. Degree in Finance and Ecomomics in 1991. When not working Gerard enjoys officiating NCAA ice hockey, model trains and coaching baseball. He is married with two boys.

Steven Boarman, Vice-President, Operations Manager, Beer Guy
Steven works with brewery representatives to bring North Ridge the most  complete beer selection in the area. Whether its industry giant Anheuser-Busch or a cutting edge micro-brewery like Stone Brewery in San Diego, Steven is always looking to enhance our huge selection. Prior to opening North Ridge Wine in 1999, Steven spent 16 years in Various roles at Harper’s Choice Liquors in Columbia, MD. Steven graduated from Mt. St. Joseph HS in 1989. When not working Steve enjoys playing golf and hanging out at home with his wife and two young daughters.

Bradley Boarman, Secretary, Director of Advertising and Accounting, Wine Guy
Brad is a huge lover of fine wine, particularly $10 wines that can give the $100 bottle a run for the money. Prior to opening North Ridge in 1999, Brad worked in various roles in the advertising industry serving accounts like The Home Depot, Safeway and many smaller regional accounts. Brad graduated from Mt. St. Mary’s College with a B.S. Degree in Finance and Ecomomics in 1994. When not working Brad enjoys officiating all levels of ice hockey and watchng his 3 children play baseball, softball and ice hockey. He is married with two boys and one daughter.