Solid Foundation

  • Graduate of U.C. Davis, Department of Viticulture and Enology.
  • Masters in Business Admin with an emphasis on marketing, general management and leadership.
  • WSET advanced Certificate.
  • Commitment to evolving and improving professional skills and experience.

Relevant Experience

  • More than 19 years experience.
  • Experience with a wide range of California terroir; including Napa Valley, Sonoma Coast, Mendocino, Sierra Foothills and Central Coast.
  • Experience working with estate vineyards and sourced fruit.
  • Specialize in the complete spectrum of varieties at the highest level; as delicate as Pinot Grigio to as bold as Petit Verdot.
  • Execute a broad spectrum of styles from Burgundian to Portuguese with consistent success.
  • Experience working with wineries of all sizes.
  • Experience working with budgets ranging from a few thousand dollars to several million.
  • Successfully designed, developed and improved wineries, winemaking programs, and winemaking teams; from planning and forecasting to operational protocols and execution.