Bob Cabral

A fourth generation grape grower, Cabral grew up on a ranch in California’s Central Valley, and has a sixth sense for identifying expressive sites. 2023 will mark Cabral’s 44th vintage as a winemaker. He has built a lasting reputation for crafting Pinot Noir and Chardonnay with freshness and vibrancy, that express the nuances of their respective vineyards. Cabral was Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s 2011 Winemaker of the Year, and made the first 100-point North American Pinot Noir during his outstanding 17-year tenure at Williams Selyem. Cabral, formerly the winemaker for eight years at Three Sticks and for 17 years at Williams Selyem, now makes his own wines for Bob Cabral Wines. Holding a firm belief that “great winemaking is always doing the right thing when nobody is looking,”

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