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Ackerman Family Vineyards Names Leo Tellez as Winemaker

June 12, 2019

Tellez's path to wine was written into his personal story well before he was even born. A third-generation Napan, Leo's great grandfather moved to Napa Valley from Jalisco, Mexico and bought one acre of land back in 1950. His grandfather spent his career at Charles Krug Winery and his father devoted more than 25 years at Robert Mondavi Winery until the winery sold in 2004