Three Sticks Wines
- Award-Winning Winemaker
- 1840’s Adobe Tasting Room
Ryan grew up in Berkeley, CA and went to Cornell University where he took a senior elective class on wine appreciation which opened his eyes to the wines of the world. Fast forward years later, Ryan gave up his career in Technology and turned to winemaking full-time. With stints at Williams Selyem, Copain Custom Crush, Medlock Ames, and now also the Winemaker at Flambeaux Wines in Dry Creek Valley, Ryan crafts some of Sonoma County’s finest wines.
Ryan was recently awarded the highest wine industry honor by LuxeSF and San Francisco Magazine, the 2020 Rising Star: Winemaker of the Year award.
Ryan joined Three Sticks Wines as Winemaker in 2015 alongside Director of Winemaking, Bob Cabral. His focus is crafting pinot noir and chardonnay that showcase Three Sticks’ exceptional estate vineyard sites, producing wines of distinction and acclaim.