Haak Vineyards and Winery Hires Tiffany Farrell as Winemaker
Santa Fe, Texas-March 8, 2017-“I am so happy to be back in Texas, to be home!” she exclaimed. Inspired by passion, Tiffany has mastered many aspects of winemaking. She has acquired over 8 years of well-rounded production experience working in AVA’s of California including the Russian River Valley and Mendocino as well as the Snake River Valley in Idaho. “I’ve been on the open range and I am thrilled to bring this knowledge and experience back to my roots. It’s an honor to join the winemaking team at Haak Vineyards & Winery as winemaker and I look forward to working with our team to produce exceptional Texas wine in Galveston County.”
Tiffany earned a Bachelor of Science in microbiology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi where her interest in fermentation science was ignited. “I was so intrigued by the microbial creatures that, by merely having innate intention for survival, could provide so many benefits to the natural environment and to the health and happiness of humans” said Tiffany. As a burgeoning winemaker, Tiffany was motivated to further develop sustainable industry standards. She obtained a Master of Science in Hydrologic Sciences at Boise State University and is now primed with the analytical skills needed to face future challenges of the industry.
“I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with the team that makes up this family owned and operated winery,” said Tiffany. “For over 15 years, the Haaks have been fueled by innovation and strive to create wines of distinction. Their passion is an inspiration and together we will continue that legacy to produce outstanding Texas wines!”
About Haak Vineyard & Winery
Established in 2000, Haak Vineyards &Winery is an award winning, family-owned winery located in Santa Fe, Texas. With founders Gladys and Raymond Haak at the helm, Haak has become most known for producing two unique wines from two grapes that are new to the wine world, including Blanc du Bois, a grape with Florida origins, and the Black Spanish or Jacquez grape, which produces a particularly distinctive wine: the Haak Madeira. The first and only working vineyard in Galveston County, Haak is open to the public where tours and tastings are offered daily. For more information about Haak Vineyards &Winery, please visit www.haakwine.com or call 409.925.1401