X Winery: winery information
Winemaker: Reed Renaudin
Reed Renaudin has been involved in the wine industry since 1996. He founded Amicus & X Winery in 2001 and has helped guide this start up company’s rapid growth. Reed has an MBA from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a BS from UC Davis. He has also completed extensive graduate research in Enology at UC Davis, and has presented his works at the American Society of Enology and Viticulture’s annual meeting. His resume is highlighted with viticulture experience working for Gallo of Sonoma, and enology experience working for Napa Valley wineries including Heitz and Cuvaison. Reed also has winemaking experience with Cape Clairault Wines in Australia. He continues to be an avid, but with age progressively less daring, snowboarder and wakeboarder, who also enjoys softball and basketball. He lives in Napa with his wife Erin, his beautiful new daughter Tate, and a house full of pets.
Annual Production: 15,000 cases