— Napa Valley is exceptionally blessed to have climates and soils equal to the best in the world for the growing of wine.
When was your first Napa Valley harvest?
What are the greatest challenges?
How does your winery help tell the Napa Valley story?
What do you think makes Napa Valley unique compared to other wine regions?
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 are the most rewarding aspects of your work?
How did you get started in the wine business?
If you weren't a Napa Valley vintner, what would you be doing?
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?
Name a Napa Valley vintner who has influenced you and briefly explain why.
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