Professional experience spanning 20 years in the winemaking and food processing/packaging industries. A vast knowledge of enology, food technology and governmental compliance has contributed to the success of various business ventures and, also, having special influence on the growth of the modern urban winery business.
President of US Elite Winery Supplies, producer of primary winemaking ingredients servicing wineries across the US, Mexico and Canada.
Established and operated several wineries having in-depth experience in all winery operations. Expertise with winery design, buildout, operations, wine production, sales and marketing.
Development of methods for aseptic processing and packaging of shelf stable beverage products for the winemaking and food service industries, together with the creation of specialty formulated ingredients specifically tailored for winemaking.
Served on various advisory boards including state wine associations, economic and agri-tourism development groups.
Currently Serves as President for Winery Developers.