In addition to his winemaking responsibilities with Band of Vintners, Barrett is the winemaker at Spring Mountain Vineyard. Previously, he mined the vines and manned the barrels for Jackson Family’s Cabernet estates. He has worked with some notable Napa brands, including Freemark Abbey, Cardinale and Lokoya.
Born and raised in Geyserville, Barrett obtained an undergraduate degree in biology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He earned a graduate degree in Oenology and Viticulture from Australia’s University of Adelaide, Waite. While “down under,” he worked three harvests before returning to California.