Winebusiness.com - Homepage for the Wine Industry

Eric Laumann To Join Castle Rock Winery


Date: 12/02/13

Castle Rock Winery is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Laumann as Director of Winemaking with effect from January 1, 2014. A graduate of U.C. Davis, Eric has over thirty years of experience as a winemaker, including assignments with Kendall Jackson Winery, Chalone Wine Group, Golden State Vintners and Bonny Doon Vineyard. Most recently, he was the General Manager and Winemaker at Monterey Wine Company in King City California. He replaces Joe Briggs, Castle Rock’s long-time Consulting Winemaker, who has decided to retire at the end of 2013 to pursue his other interests.

"Eric Laumann has established an outstanding reputation for making excellent wines, and has been at the forefront of implementing innovative and advanced winemaking techniques,” says Castle Rock’s President, Greg Popovich. “His broad experience and passion for wine quality will be huge assets for Castle Rock as we continue our growth.”

Castle Rock is one of the top 30 wineries in the United States, producing over 500,000 cases of wine a year, and it has a long-standing reputation for making award-winning wines at affordable prices. The winery’s main focus is Pinot Noir, which it makes from several different appellations and this fast-growing varietal represents approximately 70% of the company’s sales.

Region: North America
Job Function: Winemaking

submit people news

Submit your press release and photo to people@winebusiness.com

wines & vines directory

Search wineries, growers, distributors, and industry suppliers in North America

latest used barrels

- used barrels  •  yesterday at 9:16AM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 8:09AM PDT
- used barrels  •  yesterday at 6:48AM PDT
- used barrels  •  Sep 26, 2014 at 6:56PM PDT
- used barrels  •  Sep 26, 2014 at 11:14AM PDT

latest real estate

- real estate  •  yesterday at 1:20PM PDT
- real estate  •  yesterday at 11:48AM PDT
- real estate  •  yesterday at 8:18AM PDT
- real estate  •  Sep 26, 2014 at 1:59PM PDT
- real estate  •  Sep 21, 2014 at 5:00PM PDT

latest used equipment

- used equipment  •  yesterday at 9:49AM PDT
- used equipment  •  yesterday at 9:49AM PDT
- used equipment  •  Sep 28, 2014 at 4:26PM PDT
- used equipment  •  Sep 25, 2014 at 4:26AM PDT
- used equipment  •  Sep 25, 2014 at 4:26AM PDT

latest services & supplies

- services & supplies  •  Sep 25, 2014 at 5:56PM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Sep 25, 2014 at 9:21AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Sep 22, 2014 at 11:29AM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Sep 19, 2014 at 4:11PM PDT
- services & supplies  •  Sep 19, 2014 at 11:44AM PDT

industry events

Oct 4
CA
Search Events:

Copyright© 1994-2014 by Wine Communications Group. All Rights Reserved. Copyright protection extends to all written material, graphics, backgrounds and layouts. None of this material may be reproduced for any reason without written permission of the Publisher. Wine Business Insider, Wine Business Monthly, Grower & Cellar News and Wine Market News are all trademarks of Wine Communications Group and will be protected to the fullest extent of the law.