Honig Vineyard and Winery: winery information
Winemaker: Kristin Belair
In January of 1998, Kristin joined the Honig team as winemaker, bringing with her more than 17 years of experience in wineries in the Napa Valley.
Kristin began her winemaking career as a harvest intern at Trefethen Vineyards in 1981, after graduating from University of California at Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Enology. A short stint in Australia and a second harvest at Trefethen, led to an Assistant Winemaker position at Lakespring Winery in 1983. From there, she served as winemaker at Turnbull Wine Cellars from 1985 to 1997.
Kristin is a member of the Napa Valley Wine Technical Group, Napa Valley Viticulture Technical Group, American Society of Enology and Viticulture, and California Enological Research Association as well as several wine tasting groups.
Annual Production: 60,000 cases
70 acres in Rutherford, planted to Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. Sustainably farmed.
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