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Updated: July 22, 2018 @ 3:23 pm
Meet the winemakers of Napa Valley.
Winemaker Helen Keplinger takes a break between harvests to gather figs in the Grace Family Vineyards garden.
Kelly Wood, winemaker at Burgess Cellars.
Cherie Melka, winemaker and co-owner of the new Melka winery north of St. Helena on the Silverado Trail.
Kimberlee Nicholls, winemaker at Markham Vineyards
Winemaker Ludovich Dervin prepares to “saber” the vintage at Mumm Napa’s 2017 harvest celebration.
Chris Phelps is winemaker for AdVivum and Inglenook.
Winemaker Philippe Melka and consulting enologist Michel Rolland are part of the team for Alejandro Bulgheroni Estate in Napa Valley.
Kevin Morrisey is the winemaker at Ehlers Estate in St. Helena.
Tom Eddy, proprietor and winemaker of Tom Eddy Winery, points to a stone-lined gutter that seems to be just a gutter, but is engineered to direct water runoff and prevent soil erosion. "It's really well engineered," he said.
Laura Barrett, winemaker for Clif Family Winery, pours a cabernet franc during a recent St. Helena Star/Napa Valley Vintners tasting, held at the CIA at Greystone.
Winemaker Celia Welch, right, chats during the pre-bidding tasting of wines. The Scarecrow Wine 2014 cabernet sauvignon lot of 60 bottles sold for $200,000 later during the live auction.
Robert & Margrit Mondavi’s grandson, winemaker Carlo Mondavi, pours wine from his winery, RAEN Winery, during The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia’s grand opening celebration on Saturday.
Paul Gospodarczyk, head winemaker and one of the instructors for the Napa Valley College Viticulture and Winery Technology program.
Keith Emerson will be applying for one free ton of Beckstoffer’s Amber Knolls cabernet. Emerson consults for many brands and is Napa’s Vineyard 29 director of winemaking. He and his partner also have their own brand, Emerson Brown Wines.
Garrett Buckland, a winemaker and partner at Premiere Viticultural Services in Napa, examines one of Araujo Estate’s Picovale weather stations. Each station transmits real-time data through the Internet
Austin Peterson, winemaker at Napa Valley’s Ovid Winery, reviews vineyard data.
Elizabeth Vianna, right, winemaker and general manager of Chimney Rock Winery located in the Stags Leap region of Napa Valley, and her new assistant winemaker, Laura Orozco, talk about their shared passion for winemaking and of being two of only a handful of Latina winemakers in California.
From left to right, Dario De Conti, pizza master and winemaker, Stefano Migotto, winemaker and brew master, and Valentina Guolo-Migotto, un-chef, opened their new downtown Napa restaurant, Ca’ Momi Osteria recently.
Bella Union winemaker Megan Melief surveys Oak Knoll vines on a pre-harvest visit to the vineyards.
Mike Richmond, longtime winemaker at Bouchaine Vineyards, and Anne Moller-Racke, chair of the alliance and president and grapegrower at The Donum Estate.
Kristin Belair is winemaker for Honig Vineyards.
Rolando Herrera is the proprietor and winemaker at Mi Sueno Winery in Napa, which he founded in 1997. He is seen in the tasting area of the south Napa winery.
Husband-and-wife winemakers Nile Zacherle and Whitney Fisher have gone into the beer business as well.
Laina Brown, left, is president and co-owner with winemaker Elaine St. Clair at St. Clair Brown Winery in Napa.
Buoncristiani Family Winery co-owner and winemaker Jay Buoncristiani near a pair of fermenting tanks at the winery's facility at The Caves at Soda Canyon.
Matt Reid is winemaker at Benessere Winery in St. Helena.
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