Winemaker, Detert Family Vineyards
In keeping with the family winegrowing tradition, the Detert wines are crafted by Tom Garrett, one of the three great-grandsons behind the Detert label. The Wine Spectator has heralded Tom as a rising star winemaker. He cut his teeth at the likes of Turley, Joseph Phelps, Robert Mondavi, and under Heidi Peterson Barrett as her assistant winemaker for Revana. Tom has been at the helm of the Detert wines since 2000.
Country born: United States
Education: Middlebury College
Years in the wine industry: 10-15 years
Wines that express their location. Balance of ”Old World” structure and style with “New World” fruit