Marcus Rafanelli joins L’Ecole as Winemaker

Marty Clubb and Marcus RafanelliThe L’Ecole team is excited to announce that enologist and educator Marcus Rafanelli is joining the team! Coming from the Walla Walla Community College, where he has been Instructional Technician and Cellarmaster for the past years, Marcus brings the energy and passion of a young winemaker combined with the experience in different wineries in different parts of the world, including Weingut Dr. Loosen in the Mosel Valley, Germany and Two Hands Winery in Barossa Valley, Australia.

This illustrates the winery’s commitment to consistency and quality in every bottle, using traditional old-world style winemaking techniques; Marcus is the perfect person to lead our winemaking team to an even higher level of success.

Welcome Marcus!

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