Winemaker, Terlato Vineyards
Bryan Parker joined Terlato Wine Group in June 2003, first as winemaker at Alderbrook, then as winemaker for Terlato Family Vineyards.
Today, Bryan is responsible for crafting the Terlato Family Vineyards luxury red blend EPISODE as well as The Federalist. In addition to his winemaking responsibilities, Bryan also oversees the entire production facility at Rutherford Hill Winery in the Napa Valley.
Parker came to Terlato Family Vineyards from Pine Ridge Winery in Napa Valley, where he was assistant winemaker for two years.
A graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in chemistry, Parker earned a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Illinois, and also studied viticulture and enology extensively at University of California - Davis. Bryan has particular expertise in growing and vinifying fruit from myriad regions in California, crafting wines that are balanced, elegant and characteristic of their place.
Country born: United States
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years