Winemaker, Quixote Winery
Aaron Pott studied oenology at the University of California Davis and earned a master's degree in Viticulture from the Universite de Bourgogne in Dijon, France.
Aaron became winemaker at Chateau Troplong Mondot. Premier Grand Cru Classe St. Emilion. After six years making wine in France, Aaron returned to the U.S. He consults for a limited quantity of notable producers as well as making his own wine label, Pott Wine, at Quixote. In November 2012. Aaron was named "Winemaker of the Year" by the highly-acclaimed Food &Wine magazine. Some of Aaron's other clients include the likes of Blackbird Vineyards, Fisher Vineyards, Jericho Canyon, Seven Stones, St Helena Winery, Adler Deutsch and Perliss.
Country born: United States
Education: Master's Degree in Viticulture from the Universite de Bourgogne
BS Oenology from the University of California Davis
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Honors / Awards:
2012 Winemaker of the Year - Food & Wine Magazine
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