As a winemaker, knowing how to evaluate wines will allow you to critique the ingredients and techniques used in producing and aging them. The ability to evaluate wine is a critical tool for any winemaker. Pat Henderson will walk you through how to taste wine like a pro and improve this key winemaking skill.
Pat Henderson is the Senior Winemaker at Kenwood Vineyards in the Sonoma Valley. In addition to his work at Kenwood, he is also a winemaking instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College where he has taught since 1991. Pat is a graduate of the Viticulture and Enology program at the University of California at Davis. After graduation he worked in both the Napa and Sonoma Valleys before taking his first position as Head Winemaker at Hedges Cellars in Washington State in 1995. He has also written articles for WineMaker magazine and Practical Winery & Vineyard and has judged numerous wine professional competitions.