OWNERS and FOUNDERS
Renae Perry, Owner/CEO
Renae is our fearless leader managing the
winery business and she's also an avid golfer.
Ben Papapietro, Owner/Winemaker
Ben makes a pretty tasty pinot noir and loves old movies.
Yolanda Papapietro, Owner/Distributor Relations
Yolanda manages our distributors, enjoys traveling and spending time with her grandchildren.
Bruce Perry, Owner/CTO
Bruce is the winery CTO - "Chief Tasting Officer" and a heckuva nice guy.
BACK OFFICE and CELLAR TEAM
Dave Low, Asst. Winemaker
Dave not only makes great wine but is also a great fly fisherman.
Kristen Greenberg, Wine Club Manager
Kristen enjoys meeting and greeting our wine club members and pouring library wines whenever she can.
Jessica Mullen, Events & Relations Manager
Jessica has multiple roles at the winery and is superb at them all!
Tyson Freeman, Cellarmaster
Tyson is our rosé expert, an accomplished writer and loves being a dad to his young son.
Lucindo Mendez, Cellerhand
Lucindo is our amazing "go to" cellar guy, an incredible fork lift driver and a much sought after DJ in his off hours.
Luke Ammerman, Marketing Manager Luke brings an exciting new level of enthusiasm and creativity to our marketing efforts.
Jamie Fernandez, Customer Service
Jamie manages our shipping, inventory and is an expert in customer service.
Dan Russell, Customer Service
Dan manages our website and compliance, is assistant to the wine club manager and a darn fine chili cook.
Mark Rigby, Private Client Concierge
Mark is an old timer here at the winery and knows our wine just about better than anyone except maybe Ben.
Jim May, Tasting Room Host
Jim is a classically trained chef and an All-Pro Costco shopper.
Shelley Witten, Tasting Room Host
Shelley is our dirt expert and loves making all our guests feel welcome.
Nancy Juarez, Tasting Room Co-Manager
Nancy is our co - tasting room manager and is a former chiropractor.
Dawnell May, Tasting Room Host
Dawnell is one of our "weekend warriors" and loves pouring our amazing wines.
Joanna Corso, Tasting Room Host
Joanna has a welcoming smile for everyone, she brings a ton of energy and enthusiasm to the tasting room!
Michelle Taylor, Tasting Room Host
Michelle is quite shy but really comes out of her shell when pouring our amazing wines!
Natasha Llapitan, Tasting Room Co-Manager
Natasha's not sure what keeps her busier - the tasting room or her three young sons. But she loves them all.
Josef Aukee, Tasting Room Host
Josef recently joined us and is eager to share his wine knowledge with all.
Ari Chapanar, Tasting Room Host
Ari has enjoyed drinking our wines for several years and now gets to pour them for you.
Tyler Gruner, Hospitality Assistant
Tyler is another "weekend warrior" helping with all things to make your tasting an awesome experience.
Todd Newton, Hospitality Assistant
Todd is our "go to" guy for weekends and events.
Ashley Neuerburg, Hostess
Ashley is our weekend hostess, ready to greet you with a smile and a glass!