Joe Martin joins StaVin Inc. as Sales Consultant Servicing California's Central Coast Wineries
Joe Martin has joined StaVin Inc. as Sales Consultant Servicing California’s Central Coast Wineries.
Joe comes to StaVin with over 20 years’ experience in wine production. His love of wine began in his student days while working in a wine shop. After college, his passion led him to harvest work in Burgundy, France at Domaine Denis Bachelet in Gevrey Chambertin. He honed his craft with stints at the Edna Valley Vineyard in San Luis Obispo, the Chittering Estate in Western Australia, Durney Vineyards in Carmel Valley and Newton Vineyard in Napa Valley. He later established Martin Alfaro Wines, a luxury Pinot Noir brand based in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Most recently, he was a winemaker for Constellation Brands Gonzales Winery, where he specialized in red wines and Bordeaux varietals. Joe holds a B.S. degree in Fermentation Science from U.C. Davis and a M.S degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from San Jose State. Joe is an enthusiastic advocate for the use of StaVin products for barrel cost reduction and improved wine quality.