Chris Brown, Director of Winemaking at CCWS and PRWSa
As Director of Winemaking for both the Central Coast Wine Services and Paso Robles Wine Services, Chris Brown’s focus is on ensuring overall wine quality and client satisfaction.
By planning strategically, Chris strives to provide the best value and highest quality wine and services for customers of the CCWS and PRWS. Knowing that the winemaking and cellar staff working together is essential to this goal, Chris believes in the practice of ‘Management by Walking Around’ -- a term coined by HP founders Bill Hewlett and David Packard.
A graduate of the Enology Program at CSU Fresno, Chris brings nearly 15 years of experience in winemaking operations and personnel management in large scale facilities to his current position. Chris is a past recipient of CSU Fresno’s Outstanding Recent Enology Graduate Award and is a member of the American Society of Enology and Viticulture, as well being a past Member and Vice President of the San Joaquin Valley Winemakers and a past Member of the Napa Valley Wine Technical Group.
Chris, his wife, Candace, and their two young boys make their home in Nipomo.