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H. Paul Overholt, President and Chief Winemaker

Paul’s background is in finance and economics with a degree from Stockholm’s University (1981) after completing several years of study at Santa Clara University. During his finance years, working with San Paolo Bank, he financed many exciting segments of California industry. Later Paul Overholt attended the UC Davis Oenology and Viticulture Certification program and received his Winemaking Certificate.

Dave Lustig, Vice President and Winemaker

Dave has been a Winemaker since 1990, earning several awards for his efforts. He has been a Professional Winemaker since 1997 with 4 Joes Wines and more recently, Old Oak Cellars. Some of his credits include:

  • Multiple year President of Los Angeles area amateur club (www.CellarmastersLA.org 250+ members)
  • Primary trainer/lecturer/seminar instructor for winemaking, viticulture, evaluation and judging since 2000
  • Guest presenter on evaluation and judging for Orange County Wine Society multiple years
  • Wine judge in many amateur competitions
  • “Volunteer” with many hours in small wineries, including crushpad operations, racking/blending and bottling lines

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