Photos featured in San Francisco Chronicle’s 2012 Winemaker to Watch article

WINEMAKER TO WATCH PROFILE -- Gavin Chanin of Chanin Wines

WINEMAKER TO WATCH PROFILE — Gavin Chanin of Chanin Wines


In late December 2011 I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing Gavin Chanin for the San Francisco Chronicle’s annual “Winemakers to Watch” series.  After finishing high school, Gavin Chanin began working with Santa Barbara County winemakers at Au Bon Climat and Qupe where he is presently the assistant winemaker. In addition, he started his own wine company, Chanin Wines, making Pino Noir and Chardonnay from the Bien Nacido vineyard in Santa Maria, California. Chanin holds an art degree from UCLA and each of his wine labels features his original art work.   The article  ran in the Food & Wine section on Sunday, January 15, 2012, and then on its website, SFGate on the 16th. Read about Gavin Chanin’s wines in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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