Winemaker, Martin Estate
Winemaker Chateaux Troplong-Mondot and La Tour Figeac, Head of Winemaking International brands Beringer, Winemaker St. Clement and Quintessa. Owner/Founder/Vigneron Huis Clos Consulting and Pott Wine.
Country born: US
Education: B.S. Fermentation Science University of California, Davis
M.S. (D.E.A.) Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Years in the wine industry: 20-30 years
Honors / Awards:
2012 Winemaker of the Year, Food and Wine Magazine
Farm great terroir, grow great grapes, do everything and as little as possible to make great wine.