Winemaker, Raymond Vineyards
Stephanie Putnam is the director of winemaking at Raymond Vineyards, where she oversees all aspects of winemaking for this iconic Napa Valley winery. Before joining the Boisset Collection team, Stephanie spent eight years as winemaker at Far Niente Winery, where she contemporized their house style. Prior to that, she was part of the team at The Hess Collection Winery, where she began as a cellar worker and rapidly progressed to winemaker. Throughout her 15+ years of experience as a winemaker, over 30 of her wines have received 90+ scores from Robert Parker.
Country born: United States
Education: BS Fermentation Science, UC Davis
Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years
Honors / Awards:
Wine Spectator's Top 100 List; Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 List; The Wine News Cabernet of the Year
To craft big, bold, balanced wines that best reflect the distinct terroirs of Napa Valley.