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Lewis Cellars Appoints Josh Widaman as Winemaker


Date: 01/25/13

Lewis Cellars announced the appointment of Josh Widaman to the position of winemaker. With a B.S. in viticulture and enology from UC Davis, Josh brings nearly 15 years of winemaking experience to Lewis, where he has already become a large and smiling presence at the winery.

Josh comes to Lewis from Pahlmeyer where he had served most recently as winemaker at the highly acclaimed winery. He worked closely with former winemaker, Erin Green, tapping all that he could of her broad experience.

Previously Josh spent nearly four of his six years with Chimney Rock Winery as assistant winemaker where his energy, enthusiasm and abilities were widely admired.

His past experience includes harvest internships with Gloria Ferrer in Sonoma, Vina Tarapaca in Chile, and Stag's Leap Winery in Napa.

When he's not in vineyards or at the winery Josh enjoys cycling, cooking and drinking wine with family and friends.

Lewis Cellars is located at 4101 Big Ranch Road, Napa, California 94558 and not currently open to the public.

About Lewis Cellars

Lewis Cellars Winery (www.lewiscellars.com), owned and operated by Randy and Debbie Lewis together with son Dennis, recently celebrated their 20th anniversary producing exceptional Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and other varietals sourced from the Napa and Russian River valleys.
 

Region: Napa & Sonoma
Job Function: Winemaking

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