Winemaker, Honig Vineyard & Winery
A University of California, Davis graduate, Kristin came to the Napa Valley in 1981 as a harvest intern at Trefethen Vineyards. By 1985, she was making Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay for a small, family owned winery in Oakville, Johnson Turnbull Vineyards, which later became Turnbull Wine Cellars. In January 1998, Kristin joined Honig Vineyard and Winery, where she has spent the past 20 years crafting nationally recognized, award winning Sauvignon blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Country born: United States
Education: UC Davis: BS - Fermentation Science
Years in the wine industry: 30+ years
From the growing and creation of it to the enjoyment of a glass with family and friends, wine has the extraordinary effect of connecting people, places and experiences. Being a part of that continues to be exciting and rewarding.