Gustavo A. Gonzalez, Winemaker
Gustavo A. Gonzalez brings over fifteen years of winemaking expertise to the Charles Woodson Wines team. After studying at the University of California, Berkeley and Davis, he began his career at Robert Mondavi Winery where he laid the foundation for professional success.
Gustavo's experience rivals that of most in the industry. He has had the opportunity to work alongside some of the world’s best winemakers and continues to expand and enhance what he has learned as he develops his own distinct style. His ability to speak five languages, coupled with his exhaustive understanding of how to coax the best wines from any grape varietal has opened doors to an international career. In addition to Charles Woodson Wines Wines, he works on projects in Burgundy, Argentina, Brazil, Italy and Spain.
Completely hands on, Gustavo is involved in every step of the production process from vine to bottle. Having such an intimate knowledge of winemaking procedures and success in developing processes and protocols has led Gustavo to participate in the designs of winemaking facilities domestically and abroad, including the first gravity flow winery in Brazil.
The incomparable winemaking proficiencies and quality standards that Gustavo has brought to Charles Woodson Wines can be tasted in every bottle.