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Dr. Steve Sitkiewitz joins Winesecrets as Equipment Solutions Supervisor

Posted on May 15, 2021


American Winesecrets, LLC. (Winesecrets), North America’s leading wine filtration company, announced that Dr. Steve Sitkiewitz has joined the company as our Equipment Solutions Supervisor at the Sebastopol, CA headquarters. Dr. Sitkiewitz has over 10 years of experience in the field of tangential flow membrane technology, and over 23 years experience in developing cutting-edge air and water purification systems. Dr. Sitkiewitz holds numerous patents in the fluid purification area. He brings with him the highest level of scientific expertise and a track record of innovative application of leading-edge technology to solve complicated commercial process issues.

Sitkiewitz received a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. He served as a process engineer in fuel technology before beginning his PhD candidacy in Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Upon completion of the advanced degree, Sitkiewitz developed processes for air and water purification including advanced oxidation and photocatalytic purification. Dr. Sitkiewitz holds patents in these technologies and has since founded several companies devoted to water quality, carbon capture and clean fuel technology.

“Winesecrets is an exceptional opportunity for me to continue to explore the use of membrane technologies for process separation and water purification,” says Dr. Sitkiewitz. “The company’s blend of technical expertise and commercial solutions aligns with my vision of process improvement through innovation.”

“Steve represents a solid step forward in our company’s ability to provide our customers with their future filtration essentials,” stated Eric Dahlberg, President of American Winesecrets. “I am profoundly pleased that a professional of Dr. Sitkiewitz’ s stature would choose to become part of our company.”

About Winesecrets

Winesecrets offers outsourced wine production services, including VA, smoke and other taint removal, alcohol reduction, other specialized filtration, high-proof alcohol sales, Test Track wine assessment services, and a variety of wastewater treatment technologies. To learn more about these services, please contact Winesecrets Customer Care at 1.888.656.5553, or via email at Visit Winesecrets on the web at

Region: Napa & Sonoma
Job Function: Winemaking

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