Steve Rogstad


Years of Participation

2020, 2023

A master of cool-climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, Winemaker Steve Rogstad has spent most of his
professional life making wine in the Los Carneros appellation. Since 2002, Steve has guided the
winemaking for Cuvaison, crafting wines that have earned renown for their seamless balance and
vineyard-inspired depth and complexity. Working with Cuvaison’s acclaimed estate vineyard for almost
20 years, Steve has refined a vineyard-driven approach to winemaking that takes advantage of the site’s
remarkable diversity. To preserve the character of the vineyard’s 44 different blocks, Steve does as many
as 80 individual fermentations each vintage—a small-batch, labor-intensive approach that defines
Cuvaison’s estate-grown wines.