FELTEN CELLARS
CALENDAR
PINOT & PAELLA Templeton Park, Sunday June 4, 2:00PM to 5:00PM
Wine Reception, La Quinta Inn Paso Robles, Tuesday June 6, 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Wine Reception, Adelaide Inn Paso Robles, Friday June 30, 5:00PM to 7:00PM
Wine Reception, La Quinta Inn Paso Robles, Monday July 3, 5:30PM to 7:00PM
Wine Reception, La Quinta Inn Paso Robles, Tuesday August 8, 5:30PM to 7:00PM
ART & WINE TOUR Atascadero, Friday August 25, 5:30PM to 8:30PM
Wine Reception, La Bella Sera Paso Robles, Friday September 8, 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Wine Reception, La Bella Sera Paso Robles, Saturday September 9, 5:30PM to 7:30PM
ART & WINE TOUR Atascadero, Friday December 1, 5:30PM to 8:30PM

ABOUT STEVE FELTEN

Owner/Winemaker Felten Cellars, Paso Robles

- Consultant winemaker and owner of small, ultra-premium wine brand.

GM/Winemaker Norman Vineyards, Paso Robles

- Managed 32 estate acres and managed 120 acres of Westside Paso Robles contract vineyards.

- Full-charge winemaking, including purchasing of barrels, ingredients, stylistic decisions.

- Planning, budgeting, personnel, health and safety compliance, event coordination.

- Management of sales and marketing, setting goals and pricing, working marketplace.

Director of Winemaking EOS Estate Winery, Paso Robles

- Managed 6,000 ton/300,000 case winery with three brands and numerous custom clients

- Directed Vineyard Manager to improve quality to 600 estate acres.

- Developed and implemented maintenance, S.O.P. and safety manuals for all operations.

- Design and installation of bottling line, barrel warehouse and tank farm.

- Assisted Marketing Dept. with winemaker dinners, distributor work-withs and winery events.

Production Manager Rutherford Hill Winery, Napa Valley

- Management, budgeting, hiring, training, motivation for  3,000ton/130,000 case winery.

- Direct supervision of cellar, crush, laboratory, barrel caves and maintenance.

- Coordinated with all contract vineyard managers on canopy management, harvest, etc.

- Member of winemaking team:  Blending, tasting and vineyard selection.

- Developed and implemented S.O.P. and safety manual for all operations.



MS ENOLOGY  California State University Fresno 1980
       Professor’s assistant at campus winery
     -  Masters Thesis on QDA presented at 1978 ASEV Convention

  BA BIOLOGY  California State University Northridge 1976 
     - Wine geography classes with Dr. Lamb
     - Microbiology Option/ Chemistry Minor