David Eakle is our current winemaker along with consulting winemaker Shaun Richardson. David was born and raised in Pope Valley. David has helped in the family business from planting vineyard, pruning to bottling and production over the years.
After graduating from CSU Chico in 2007 with a B.S. in Agricultural Business, David came back to Pope Valley to work at Pope Valley Winery. In 2010 David took over the winemaking position along with consultant Shaun Richardson. Today David prides himself on making premium wines from the vineyards he helped to plant.