Wine Making at Home

Sheridan Warrick will be pouring tastes of his cool-climate 2014 Anderson Valley Pinot Noir and answering questions about making wine at home throughout the day.

Sheridan Warrick, author of The Way to Make Wine (UC Press)  is a professional science writer and editor with 35 years of experience making table wines. His special expertise is in creating top-quality vintages in manageable, modest batches using the best current winemaking methods, some learned during stints at California wineries. He has hand-harvested grapes—from Cabernet Sauvignon to Syrah to Sauvignon Blanc to Pinot Noir—in the Napa Valley, the Carneros Region, Sonoma’s Dry Creek Valley, Mendocino’s Anderson Valley, and above the Sonoma Coast. He ferments, corks, and ages his wines at his home in Berkeley, California. A freelance editor and musician, he was executive editor of Health and Via magazines.