Steve Rued- Winemaker
Born in Healdsburg, California and raised on his family's
vineyard in the Dry Creek Valley, Winemaker Steve Rued, graduated
with a degree in fermentation science from UC Davis.
After a year at Kenwood Vineyards, Steve ventured to South Africa
to work for Stellenbosch Farmer's Winery. In 2000, he returned to
Kenwood Vineyards as the Winemaker, and joined Rutherford Wine
Company in 2005 as Senior Winemaker. Steve's winemaking philosophy
reflects a lifelong love and appreciation for winegrowing.