Kent Jarman, the esteemed winemaker at Coup de Foudre, hails from the rich culinary tapestry of southern Louisiana, where his passion for winemaking was kindled by his grandfather’s wine distribution business. A U.C. Davis graduate with a degree in Viticulture and Enology, Kent’s journey in the wine industry spans over a decade, marked by formative internships at renowned estates such as J. Wine Company and Spring Mountain Vineyards. His five-year tenure at Duckhorn Wine Company further honed his craft, shaping his nuanced approach to winemaking.
Kent’s winemaking philosophy, developed over two decades, underscores a deep appreciation for the transformative power of wine, inspiring consumers to immerse themselves in its captivating journey. With each vintage, Kent’s artistry at Coup de Foudre reflects a harmonious blend of expertise and a genuine reverence for the profound pleasures that wine bestows.