Jason Drew Description
Jason Drew, the visionary winemaker behind Drew Wines, is a true craftsman of cool-climate wines. With a profound commitment to showcasing the distinctiveness of site and varietal character, he embarked on this winemaking journey with his partner, Molly Drew, in 2000.
Jason’s path to winemaking excellence included studies in agroecology, viticulture, and a graduate degree in enology from the University of Adelaide. He honed his skills through years of experience at esteemed wineries and vineyards, totaling an impressive 29 years in the industry.
At Drew Wines, Jason’s passion is Faîte De Mer Farm, where he tends to eight acres of vineyards, practicing certified organic farming and sustainable viticulture. His winemaking philosophy embraces tradition, employing whole-cluster and native yeast fermentations and minimal intervention to create wines that authentically express the cool-climate terroir of the Mendocino Ridge.
Jason Drew’s dedication to crafting exceptional wines that reflect the nuances of the land and the grapes is the hallmark of Drew Wines. His visionary approach has earned him a well-deserved place among the finest winemakers in the industry.