— Our climate and soils are a gift but what we have done with it reflects our commitment to quality, hospitality and innovation.
Our motto at the NVV is "cultivating excellence." What does this phrase mean to you and how do you cultivate excellence at your winery?
Which wine was your "a-ha!" wine – the one that made you love wine or inspired you to get into the industry?
What do you think makes Napa Valley unique compared to other wine regions?
Name a Napa Valley vintner who has influenced you and briefly explain why.
How many years have you been in the Napa Valley wine industry?
How did you get started in the wine business?
What are the most rewarding aspects of your work?
What are you doing at your winery to help preserve and enhance Napa Valley for the future? (e.g., sustainable practices, family succession plan, community service, etc.)
What's one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
What are the greatest challenges?
What advice would you offer someone trying to get into the Napa Valley wine industry?
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