Most winemakers move about. Silvarado’s has stayed around for 30 years.

Posted on February 25, 2020
Capital Gazette - by Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr
California wineries are often burdened by a turnover of winemakers. The most elite wineries hang on to their winemakers because, well, there’s no place better for them to go. But otherwise, winemakers can leapfrog from one mediocre winery to the next in search of an owner who gives him the freedom to make good wine, provides him good vineyards and supplies the capital necessary for him to make his mark in the wine industry. Jon Emmerich is an anomaly