Pat Henderson is a veteran with more than thirty years of winemaking experience resulting in hundreds of gold medal winning and 90+ scored wines. Previously he has been chief winemaker for Kenwood vineyards, Valley of the Moon Winery and Hedges Cellars and he currently works as a winemaking consultant and wine educator in the Sonoma Valley. In addition to his work making wine, he also teaches winemaking classes for UC Davis Extension and Santa Rosa Junior College. A graduate of the Viticulture and Enology program at the UC Davis, Pat supplemented his formal education by interning at five different wineries while getting his degree. After graduation he worked in both the Napa and Sonoma valleys before taking his first position as head winemaker at Hedges Cellars in Washington State in 1995.
After returning from the Northwest he became winemaker at Valley of the Moon Winery where he worked for six years before returning to Kenwood Vineyards where he had previously served as enologist 10 years before. Pat is a member of The American Society for Enology and Viticulture as well as the Society of Wine Educators and is co-author of the book About Wine; a textbook on wine for culinary students. He has also written articles for Winemaker Magazine and Practical Winery & Vineyard and has judged numerous wine professional competitions.
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Find me at WineJudging.com http://winejudging.com/judges/list/winemaker-industry-representatives/pat-henderson/
The SOMM Journal, Adventures down the road at Kenwood Link
Wine Business Monthly, Sonoma County Wine Industry Leaders Launch Innovative Student Program https://www.winebusiness.com/news/?go=getArticle&dataId=215199
Wine Business Monthly, New Owners Upgrade Kenwood Vineyards https://www.winebusiness.com/wbm/?go=getArticle&dataId=174750
Jamie Goode wineanorak.com, The wines of Kenwood, Sonoma http://www.wineanorak.com/california/kenwoodvineyards.htm
California Wine Country, 7/18/2018 http://calwinecountry.com/pat-henderson-from-kenwood-vineyards/
Briscoe Bites, 10/10/20016 http://briscoebites.com/kenwood-vineyards-pat-henderson/
The Connected Table - Talking Wine https://player.whooshkaa.com/episode?id=314373