Full Name
Ramiro Herrera
Job Title
Master Cooper
Caldwell Vineyard
Speaker Bio
Ramiro Herrera is a Master Cooper currently crafting barrels for Caldwell Vineyard in Napa, California. He started making barrels over 25 years ago with Seguin Moreau’s Napa cooperage and within a few years was offered the opportunity to travel to Cognac, France to begin training as a Master Cooper. Out of 40 participants in the four-year program, Ramiro was one of only two to complete his degree and earn the distinguished title of Master Cooper.
Ramiro spent 19 years with Seguin Moreau involved in many facets of the business from production supervising and training to inventory control and sales in Mexico and South America. In 2014 Ramiro began working for Caldwell Vineyard as their exclusive Master Cooper. Each year he travels to a small cooperage in France and personally crafts all the barrels used for the Caldwell Vineyard wines.
Ramiro Herrera