As the youngest son of Donn and Molly Chappellet, Dominic was born a year after the founding of Chappellet Vineyard & Winery. Dominic grew up exploring Pritchard Hill and has spent time working for Chappellet winery in all aspects of the business. Time spent working in the vineyard and as a cellar assistant during crush has given Dominic a deep appreciation for the process of winemaking. Hands on experience combined with having participated in many blending trials and exposure to great wines from around the world have helped him to develop a keen palate and a strong understanding of the family business. Dominic works closely with both the national and direct sales departments to implement and oversee sales strategies and goals for Chappellet Wines. Spending most of his time at the Chappellet property on Pritchard Hill he can also be found doing wine events around the country with his wife Amy who manages sales for the western United States.