pH and acidity are two intertwined keys to better wines. The more you know about the important impact of pH and acidity on the quality of the wine in your glass, the better a winemaker you can be when faced with key decisions. Gain a greater understanding of pH and acidity with award-winning professional winemaker Pat Henderson of Kenwood Vineyards.
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. After returning from the Northwest he became Winemaker at Valley of the Moon winery where he worked for six years before returning to Kenwood Vineyards where he previously served as Enologist 10 years before. Pat co-authored the book “About Wine”; a textbook on wine for culinary students.