Winemaker, Turnbull Wine Cellars
Fourteen generation Vigneron hailing from Alsace and forth generation Napa Valley Winemaker, Peter Heitz grew up kicking the dirt clods of Carneros on one of the pioneering vineyards in the region, later honing his vineyard background farming in the Calistoga Appellation, on dirt first planted to vines by his great grandparents in 1904. Winemaker at Turnbull Wine Cellars in Oakville since the 2007 vintage.
Farm the best grapes - make the best wine.
Country born: United States
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Wine should be reflective of the place and vintage, make sure you have the best of both.