Michael Noggle is an award-winning winemaker with over 30 years experience in growing grapes and making wine. Educated at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, California, his early aspirations were to become a large animal veterinarian. He obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Animal Sciences and his master's Degree in General Agricultural Sciences. While waiting to enroll in the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis, he discovered his true passion for growing grapes and producing hand-crafted wines. He redirected his academic career and ultimately achieved a degree in Viticulture and Enology from Napa Valley College. He is now realizing a passion he's been nurturing with a tenacious grip for over thirty years. He produces stellar, hand-crafted Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc wines.