Innovative Winemakers Create Intense, Well-Balanced Wines
Lake County’s winemakers include seasoned veterans as well as up and coming young winemakers. Passionate about their craft and enamored with the quality of the fruit and the land on which it grows, Lake County winemakers create intense wines with character. Meet the people who are pushing the region with award-winning wines. Read their stories and their thoughts on the region and some of the interesting varietals that are grown here.
Jed Steele Golden Anniversary
In 1968, Jed Steele got introduced to winemaking. He has been at it ever since. Over the past 50 years no California winemaker may have introduced more consumers to more variations of fine wine than Jed Steele.
To learn about other Lake County winemakers, click on links below -
Joy Merrilees, Director of Winemaking, Shannon Ridge Family of Wines
Sandy Robertson, Six Sigma Ranch
Matt Hughes, Director of Winemaking, Brassfield Estates
Eric Stine, Vice President, Winemaking, Foley Family Wines
Greg Graham, Winemaker and Owner, Gregory Graham Wines
Mark Burch, Consulting Winemaker
Derek Holstein, Winemaker, Cache Creek Vineyards
Tracey Hawkins, Founding Partner, Vintner, Hawk and Horse Vineyards
Walter Jorge, Winemaker, Langtry Estate
Dave Rosenthal, Winemaker, R Vineyards