Cardiff Scott-Robinson Description
Cardiff Scott-Robinson, the accomplished winemaker for Paraduxx, has a remarkable journey that led him to create exceptional contemporary blends that reflect Napa Valley’s allure and complexity. Graduating from Sonoma State University with a wine-focused degree in business marketing and management, Cardiff began his career at Harvest Moon Winery before joining the Duckhorn Portfolio team in 2006. After gaining valuable experience in marketing and hospitality, his passion for winemaking flourished. Cardiff further honed his skills through a southern hemisphere harvest at New Zealand’s CJ Pask Winery and working at Napa Valley’s renowned Lewis Cellars.
Rejoining the Duckhorn Portfolio in 2009 as part of the Paraduxx winemaking team, Cardiff’s talent quickly shone, rising through the ranks from cellar worker to assistant winemaker and associate winemaker. Guided by esteemed winemakers like David Marchesi and Don LaBorde, along with the tutelage of Duckhorn Vineyards Winemaker Renée Ary, Cardiff embraced the Paraduxx approach to winemaking.
At Paraduxx, Cardiff’s innovative spirit thrives as he crafts Napa Valley wines with a deep sense of place, drawing inspiration from the world’s revered blends. He appreciates the freedom to work with the finest fruit and create iconic and compelling blends that showcase the rich diversity of Napa Valley. Cardiff Scott-Robinson’s passion, experience, and dedication continue to elevate the artistry of winemaking to new heights at Paraduxx.