Winemaker, Hyde Estate
Winemaker Alberto Rodriguez joined the Hyde Estate team in May 2017 and currently oversees all wine production at Hyde Estate Winery. With an extensive background in winemaking, Alberto has been working with Hyde Vineyard fruit since the early 1990s and has managed the Hyde family’s small lot production since 2012, when the Hyde’s custom crushed at Patz & Hall, where Alberto was the assistant winemaker. Together with Larry and Chris Hyde, Alberto’s clear understanding of the unique terroir and palate for elegant, aromatic wines help craft Larry Hyde’s own interpretation of his acclaimed vineyard.
Country born: Mexico
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years