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When we decided to make our own wine, we wanted to involve individuals that share the same passion we do for the art.

It is why, we are incredibly privileged to have our wines made by

BRAD WARNER

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was born in Sebastopol and raised along the remote coastline of northern California, between the tiny towns of Gualala and Point Arena. He spent much of his childhood outdoors camping, fishing and scouring for abalone.

In 1967 Brad moved to the Napa Valley and began his career in the wine industry as a cellar worker for Charles Krug Winery. Three years later he moved to Robert Mondavi Winery to become their cellar foreman.

During his career at Mondavi, Brad completed courses in winemaking and business management at Napa Valley College, UC Davis and Stanford University. He remained at Mondavi for 29 years.

During and after his time at Mondavi, Brad visited the wine regions of France many times. It helped shape his views on viticulture and winemaking.


In 1995 Brad helped Charles and Joanne Sawyer produce their inaugural 135 cases of wine from their property in the Rutherford AVA. “Having vinified fruit from all of Napa, I was thrilled to be working with Rutherford grapes,” said Brad. “To me this is one of the world’s finest areas for Bordeaux varieties. The wines offer exceptional varietal accuracy – Cabernet tastes like Cabernet and Merlot tastes like Merlot. You don’t have the blurring between grapes that can happen in other locales.

Today, Brad lives up on Trinity Road, roughly 2200 feet above the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. His hobbies include camping and fishing – holdovers from his childhood. He also enjoys traveling and cooking. He and his wife Lisa have two Boxers, names Beau and Fawn, and five rescue cats.

 

Country born: United States

Education: During his career at Mondavi,

 

Brad completed his formal education as well as gaining the invaluable hands-on experience that informs his winemaking today. Innumerable courses in winemaking and business management from Napa Valley College, UC Davis and Stanford University are a part of Brad's background. Brad also traveled to Europe with the Mondavi family to visit first growth wineries in France to study their winemaking techniques

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

BRAD WARNER

was born in Sebastopol and raised along the remote coastline of northern California, between the tiny towns of Gualala and Point Arena. He spent much of his childhood outdoors camping, fishing and scouring for abalone.

In 1967 Brad moved to the Napa Valley and began his career in the wine industry as a cellar worker for Charles Krug Winery. Three years later he moved to Robert Mondavi Winery to become their cellar foreman.

During his career at Mondavi, Brad completed courses in winemaking and business management at Napa Valley College, UC Davis and Stanford University. He remained at Mondavi for 29 years.

During and after his time at Mondavi, Brad visited the wine regions of France many times. It helped shape his views on viticulture and winemaking.


In 1995 Brad helped Charles and Joanne Sawyer produce their inaugural 135 cases of wine from their property in the Rutherford AVA. “Having vinified fruit from all of Napa, I was thrilled to be working with Rutherford grapes,” said Brad. “To me this is one of the world’s finest areas for Bordeaux varieties. The wines offer exceptional varietal accuracy – Cabernet tastes like Cabernet and Merlot tastes like Merlot. You don’t have the blurring between grapes that can happen in other locales.

Today, Brad lives up on Trinity Road, roughly 2200 feet above the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. His hobbies include camping and fishing – holdovers from his childhood. He also enjoys traveling and cooking. He and his wife Lisa have two Boxers, names Beau and Fawn, and five rescue cats.

 

Country born: United States

Education: During his career at Mondavi,

 

Brad completed his formal education as well as gaining the invaluable hands-on experience that informs his winemaking today. Innumerable courses in winemaking and business management from Napa Valley College, UC Davis and Stanford University are a part of Brad's background. Brad also traveled to Europe with the Mondavi family to visit first growth wineries in France to study their winemaking techniques

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

ENRIQUE J. RODRIGUEZ

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was born in Sebastopol and raised along the remote coastline of northern California, between the tiny towns of Gualala and Point Arena. He spent much of his childhood outdoors camping, fishing and scouring for abalone.

In 1967 Brad moved to the Napa Valley and began his career in the wine industry as a cellar worker for Charles Krug Winery. Three years later he moved to Robert Mondavi Winery to become their cellar foreman.

During his career at Mondavi, Brad completed courses in winemaking and business management at Napa Valley College, UC Davis and Stanford University. He remained at Mondavi for 29 years.

During and after his time at Mondavi, Brad visited the wine regions of France many times. It helped shape his views on viticulture and winemaking.


In 1995 Brad helped Charles and Joanne Sawyer produce their inaugural 135 cases of wine from their property in the Rutherford AVA. “Having vinified fruit from all of Napa, I was thrilled to be working with Rutherford grapes,” said Brad. “To me this is one of the world’s finest areas for Bordeaux varieties. The wines offer exceptional varietal accuracy – Cabernet tastes like Cabernet and Merlot tastes like Merlot. You don’t have the blurring between grapes that can happen in other locales.

Today, Brad lives up on Trinity Road, roughly 2200 feet above the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. His hobbies include camping and fishing – holdovers from his childhood. He also enjoys traveling and cooking. He and his wife Lisa have two Boxers, names Beau and Fawn, and five rescue cats.

 

Country born: United States

Education: During his career at Mondavi,

 

Brad completed his formal education as well as gaining the invaluable hands-on experience that informs his winemaking today. Innumerable courses in winemaking and business management from Napa Valley College, UC Davis and Stanford University are a part of Brad's background. Brad also traveled to Europe with the Mondavi family to visit first growth wineries in France to study their winemaking techniques

Years in the wine industry: 30+ years

BILLY RODRIGUEZ

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