— We use the phrase ‘the intimacy of winemaking,’ where attention to every detail of making and selling wine is important.
Name a Napa Valley vintner who has influenced you and briefly explain why.
If you could open a bottle of your wine and share it with any three people (living or not), who would they be?
What advice would you offer someone trying to get into the Napa Valley wine industry?
Our motto at the NVV is "cultivating excellence." What does this phrase mean to you and how do you cultivate excellence at your winery?
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.)
If you weren't a Napa Valley vintner, what would you be doing?
What are the most rewarding aspects of your work?
What do you think makes Napa Valley unique compared to other wine regions?
Which wine was your "a-ha!" wine – the one that made you love wine or inspired you to get into the industry?
How does your winery help tell the Napa Valley story?
What's one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
How many years have you been in the Napa Valley wine industry?
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