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Josh Widaman - Winemaker

Assistant Winemaker Steve Nelson

With a Master of Science degree in Viticulture & Enology from UC Davis, Steve brings 10 years of winemaking experience to Lewis, where his strong technical knowledge and wide-ranging experience are great assets.

Steve came to us from Sebastiani Vineyards and Winery where he had been assistant winemaker for 3 years.

His previous experience includes multiple vintages with Joel Gott Wines and Joseph Phelps Vineyards. Steve has travelled the world working harvest internships at Henschke Cellars in Australia and Ceretto Fratelli in Italy.

When he's not at the winery Steve enjoys time with his wife and young daughter, and sharing wine with family and friends.