Winemaker, Robert Craig Winery
After graduation from UC Davis, Stephen worked for 12 years at Napa Valley's Codorniu Napa / Artesa Winery, advancing from intern to assistant winemaker. He then spent a few years exploring California's Central Coast and Santa Cruz Mountains as winemaker for Clos LaChance, before returning "home" to the Napa Valley and joining Robert Craig Winery.
Country born: United States
Education: B.S. in Viticulture and Enology from UC Davis
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
To take a product of the land and produce something that not only elicits pleasure and awakens the senses, but is a true reflection of its place of origin.