Tue, 24 January 2017
Austin Peterson decided that he wanted to become a winemaker his father, also a winemaker, tried talking him out of it. Winemaking may not be the most lucrative career, but it is rife with people choosing passion over payment. Austin, now winemaker at Ovid Vineyards in Napa’s Pritchard Hill, brings a relentless passion to the vineyard and winemaking processes at Ovid Vineyards.
Austin and the rest of the Ovid team might have one of the most spectacular daily commutes. Resting above the main valley of Napa Ovid is situated on Pritchard Hill perched on its western slope. It’s this slope that allows cool air to flow out from the vineyard and leave the vines out of frost’s harm.
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