Winemaker, Trinitas Cellars
Kevin Mills grew up in Oklahoma where he and his family have grown vines since 1977. He studied at Grayson County College’s Viticulture and Enology program in Denison, Texas and together with his father started Canadian River Winery. Kevin met Tony Peju of Peju Province Winery and mentored under then Peju Winemaker Sean Foster for four and a half years. Kevin took the winemaker position for Trinitas Cellars in January, 2007. His emphasis is to mainstream Trinitas with top tier Bordeaux and Burgundy varietals. Kevin has introduced Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet programs to the Trinitas Portfolio.
Country born: United States
Education: Grayson County College’s Viticulture and Enology program at Denison, Texas
Years in the wine industry: 15-20 years
Pick the fruit when its ripe, and try not to mess it up.