Winemaker, Larkmead Vineyards
Winemaker Dan Petroski came to Northern California from New York via Italy where he spent a year living and working with the family that owns the Sicilian winery Valle dell'Acate. Dan has been with Larkmead since 2006 and is responsible for the wine making at Larkmead. His old-world sensibility is a key component of the grace and elegance of Larkmead wines.
Country born: United States
Education: No formal academic wine making education.
Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years
Honors / Awards:
San Francisco Chronicle's 2017 Winemaker of the Year
Respect the vineyard and the vintage.