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Winemaker of the Month: Matt Crafton, Chateau Montelena

May 10, 2019

The May issue of Wine Business Monthly features Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton as its featured winemaker of the month. It offers great insight into his background and career trajectory, as he comments that he “started at the very bottom,” and loved every minute of it. After spending time in Virginia wine country, he arrived in California to study at UC Davis – and as they say, the rest is history. He’s been at Chateau Montelena for more than 10 years, and focuses on “making smarter decisions while cultivating ownership and creativity in our people, which all starts with listening.” You can read the story enclosed here:

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