Alison Crowe

Alison Crowe

Garnet Vineyards (Winemaker)

Plata Wine Partners (Director of Winemaking)

Alison Crowe is a native Californian, a University of California, Davis enology graduate, a professional winemaker, a published author, and a resident of Napa Valley. She is the winemaker for Plata Wine Partners, LLC, and provides custom winemaking services and consulting to nationally distributed as well as small start-up brands.

Alison is the author of The Winemaker’s Answer Book, published by Storey Publishing. Accessible to the professional winemaker, the hobbyist “micro vintner”, and even the curious connoisseur, this comprehensive and well-organized collection of questions and answers explains the mysteries of turning grape juice into wine.

Alison has made wine at Chalone Vineyard, Curtis Winery, Byington Vineyards & Winery, Bonny Doon Vineyards, and Bodegas Salentein in Mendoza, Argentina.