Beginning in April, 2017, John Moynier became the sole winemaker for Purple Heart Wines. John developed the blend for the 2015 vintage. John’s dedication to winemaking, his military service and his passion for Purple Heart Wines are aligned with the objectives of the Purple Heart Foundation. These qualities make him a natural fit to lead the effort to produce Purple Heart red wine.
He served in the US Air Force from 1968 to 1972 where he was a Squadron Training NCO. A graduate of the University of California, Davis, with a Bachelor of Fermentation Sciences, he has been a winemaker at C. Mondavi & Family since 1985.