Winemaker John Crandall

John’s curiosity for grape growing & winemaking has led him to become an enologist, winemaker & college lecturer.

John received a Bachelors of Fermentation Science from the University of California Davis and began his career at Cambria as enologist. Over the next few years, John was promoted to Assistant Winemaker & Winemaker.

John then moved on to help Meridian Santa Barbara Chardonnay become one of the top Chardonnays in the United States.

With John’s knowledge and experience, you can look forward to an unforgettable experience in each bottle.

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Over the years, John has lectured on Enology at California Polytechnic State University.

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