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Tuck + Boo Beckstoffer, Vintners

Tuck Beckstoffer arrived in the Napa Valley as a young boy in 1975 and was told to go play outside. He has been drawing inspiration from local vineyards ever since. Tuck’s humble beginnings as a farmer ring true in his wines.

Just as his perspective is rooted in the land, his wife Boo remains true to her native Atlanta in her gracious hospitality and Southern literary leanings. Their pairing has never been more apparent than in their singular focus on creating unmatched estate wines that generations to come will enjoy.

Tuck and Boo Beckstoffer

“Our wines are made by a team of like-minded individuals with complementary talents, attention to detail, and an unyielding force of will.”

Tuck + Boo Beckstoffer, Vintners

Tuck Beckstoffer arrived in the Napa Valley as a young boy in 1975 and was told to go play outside. He has been drawing inspiration from local vineyards ever since. Tuck’s humble beginnings as a farmer ring true in his wines.

Just as his perspective is rooted in the land, his wife Boo remains true to her native Atlanta in her gracious hospitality and Southern literary leanings. Their pairing has never been more apparent than in their singular focus on creating unmatched estate wines that generations to come will enjoy.

“Our wines are made by a team of like-minded individuals with complementary talents, attention to detail, and an unyielding force of will.”

Tuck and Boo Beckstoffer

Philippe Melka, Winemaker

A deft hand. A scientist’s mind. An artist’s eye. Born and raised in Bordeaux, Philippe has been called a king of Napa Valley winemaking, a rockstar, and is rightly so one of the most sought-after winemakers in the Valley. We are proud to call Philippe our winemaker and our friend.

Bob Roux, General Manager

A wealth of experience. A creator of iconic brands. A champion of Napa Valley for more than 40 years. Each and every day, Bob is a pivotal piece of the puzzle in leading both Tuck Beckstoffer Estate and Tuck Beckstoffer Wines to greatness.

Jessica Edson, Director of Hospitality

A hero of hospitality. An unmatched attention to detail. A warm and knowledgable force. After a pivotal role with The Restaurant at Meadowood, she went on to open Otium Restaurant in Los Angeles as lead Sommelier. We’re thrilled to welcome her back to Wine Country, as she helps to create beautiful memories for our guests that will last a lifetime.

Jonathan Walden, Cellar Master

Determined, talented, and poised. Californian to the core: born, raised, and trained. A deep desire for continuous progress and growth. Jonathan has trained under numerous winemakers across the Valley and the world, and is therefore versed in a variety of styles and interpretations. His creativity and dedication enables Tuck Beckstoffer Estate’s robust winemaking program to shine.

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