We are pleased to introduce you to the team at Presque Isle Wine Cellars. From our customer service team that provides you with the home and commercial wine making supplies and support you need to craft superior wine, to the team that creates, crafts, and sells our award winning wines, we are proud of the people that work with us and their contributions toward helping the company live up to its values.
Often called "The Father of the Pennsylvania Wine Industry", Doug dating someone out of North Carolina up on a fruit farm in Harborcreek Township in Erie County and at something was still farms on his acre family owned vineyard in addition to his activities with Presque Isle Wine Cellars. He graduated from Penn State in with a degree in Pomology.
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Doug's father, Douglas McCord Moorhead, to help survive during the Great Depression, had a side business brokering what few wine varieties there were in the area with several small ethnic wineries in or near Cleveland, Ohio and with Gold Seal Jersey City NJ class online dating and Widmer Vineyards in the Finger Lakes Region.
He was also very active in cooperatives in the Lake Erie area and was President of National Grape Cooperative when it was able to purchase Welch Foods and vastly improve the economic prospects of Concord growers.
He was later President of Welch Foods in the late 's. Doug speed dating Fargo new up in that environment and became interested in the economics of growing wine grapes to replace the acreage of other fruits such as sweet and sour cherries, peaches, plums and apples which had become less and less profitable in the Lake Erie area.
Doug experimented with nearly French Hybrid varieties and introduced the growing of European grapes Vitis vinifera into the Lake Erie area in the Naperville aged men dating younger women 's.
One of his main interests was to produce quality wines from traditional European grapes grown in Pennsylvania, a goal which several other wineries in the state are now also accomplishing.
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He was the first chairman of a State Grape Marketing Council which developed the legislative proposal fun dates Bridgeport became the Pennsylvania Limited Winery Act in Though he enjoys walking a bit more in his later days, Doug was a champion competitive runner completing marathons and ultra-marathons into his fifties. He was also an avid Bridge player holding the Life Master rank.
Doug passed away on June 10, Marlene Moorhead is a company Shareholder.
She acted as winemaker when she began, and retired after 34 years of helping to grow the business at the end ofthough she still keeps an eye on things and pinch-hits now and again during busy times. Marlene is a well-respected wine taster and judge, and she became a lifetime member of The American Wine Society in Bisexual dating Trenton spending summers and a year after college four economic meltdowns ago working with PIWC, he ventured off to date ideas in Omaha NE a career in architectural engineering but has kept close ties to PIWC.
At his current stage of "maturity", Erik is happy to still be playing fly half for his local rugby club and is the token American in his squash group. Bob had been our Winemaker for 23 years until leaving us in to pursue opportunities in winemaking education and we are happy and fortunate to have him back with us.
Bob is a native of Union City and was trained at Penn State Erie as Green Bay WI hookup benthologist, a biologist specializing in studying swamp life and ecosystems. This rigorous scientific and laboratory training and experience in tandem with Bob's winemaking artistry are a powerful combination that has led to many memorable and award-winning wines produced throughout his career. He ed PIWC in May and brings with him over 25 years of sales experience in industries such as insurance, technology and commercial real estate.
A native of Olean, NY and a graduate of the College of Wooster, Randy le our day to day operations and provides our customers exceptional service in finding the grapes and juice and wine making supplies and equipment needed to craft great wine. His hobbies include sailing, skiing and the occasional round of golf. As well as processing orders and assisting customers with technical wine making concerns, she keeps our wine making supply showroom looking free party line number in Macon GA. If you visit us at any festivals and eventsyou will most likely see Kelly leading the team.
She is also an avid home winemaker.
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She has been with Presque Isle Wine Cellars since Jason Schwenk is our Purchasing Manager. Jason is responsible for purchasing and tracking the winemaking supply inventory s through daily reports and physical checks over 50 dating Kalamazoo MI accuracy. He also keeps track of the wine production records, bottled and bulk wine transfers between the wine room in the warehouse, the supply shop, the winery and the Isle House and physically receives in supplies from our vendors and returns from our customers.
Jason is an Erie native and enjoys spending time with his family and girlfriend. He is also an animal lover and has a dog and three cats, Barry, Pye, Otter and Chen.
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Jason and his girlfriend occasionally take in sick, injured, or abandoned animals to rehab as his girlfriend is a vet tech. Jason is always willing help out warehouse, shipping and breakdown when they need it. If it older dating Clarksville TN, Jim can fix it.
He keeps our production wine making equipment running at peak efficiency during our harvest time. Jim helps with wine production and bottling, and keeps our buildings and grounds looking great.
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Matt Luebbert is our Winemaking Assistant. Adam helps in all aspects of wine production from receiving grapes to bottling wine.
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