About the Winemaker
Winemaker Profile – Three Rivers Winery
Holly Turner brings nearly a decade of food and wine experience to her role as Three Rivers’ winemaker. Prior to joining the winery in June 2000, she received an unparalleled education in the art and science of winemaking through positions at several acclaimed wineries, including Chateau Ste. Michelle's River Ridge Winery and Bodega la Rural winery in Mendoza, Argentina.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Western Oregon State College and has completed extended coursework at U.C. Davis in winemaking and wine grape production.
Since entering the wine industry, Holly has focused on making premium wine from grapes grown in the Columbia Valley. Over time she has forged lasting relationships with growers throughout the region, enabling her source some of the best grapes grown in the appellation.
As winemaker, Holly oversees every aspect of Three Rivers’ wine production, from sourcing grapes to bottling.