Hall Wines announced the promotion of Alison Frichtl as Hall Wines Assistant Winemaker. Alison previously served as Hall Wines Enologist and her appointment is effective immediately.
“Great wines come from successful winemaking teams. We are thrilled to promote Alison to Assistant Winemaker,” said Hall Wines Head Winemaker, Steve Leveque. “From establishing berry-by-berry sorting criteria, monitoring native yeast fermentations, native malolactic fermentation, and through our challenging, yet rewarding practices of producing unfined and unfiltered wines, Alison plays a critical role in ensuring the success of our uncompromising winemaking approaches.”
Prior to joining the Hall winemaking team in 2008, Alison received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Puget Sound and began her winemaking career in Napa Valley’s Etude Wines, Merryvale Vineyards and Lore Olds’ Sky Vineyards. Since commencing her position as HALL Assistant Winemaker, Alison has perfected her skills in the art of winemaking, working alongside the Hall production team.