Winemaker, Materra, Cunat Family Vineyards
Chelsea Barrett grew up in Calistoga and began working in vineyards and wineries from a young age. She attended UC Davis and graduated in 2010 with a degree in Viticulture and Enology. After college, Chelsea interned at Mayer am Pfarplaz (Austria), Two Hands (Australia), and Opus One (Napa Valley). She started as enologist at Joel Gott wines in 2012, where she was promoted to assistant winemaker a year later, then to winemaker in 2017. In 2017, she also joined Heidi as co-winemaker for Amuse Bouche and Au Sommet. Chelsea lives in Calistoga with her husband, two young daughters, and a husky-german shepherd mix. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, home improvement, cooking, skiing, scuba diving, and reading.
Country born: USA
Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years