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Our Family

Meet the people that make up Lost Oak Winery

Gene Estes Founder / Legacy Board Member / Father

Anyone who meets Gene senses his passion, enthusiasm and energy to grow wine grapes and produce excellent wines in Texas - perhaps the most hostile environment in the world to do so - but as Gene claims, it is a testament to the Texas mentality of doing the impossible. read more

Roxanne MyersPresident / Daughter

A mom, globetrotter, and member of the Lost Oak Winery family, Roxanne is known for wearing a lot of hats. From Tasting Room to President, she can be credited with growing Lost Oak Winery 600% in the last 13 years, developing a robust event business and helping Lost Oak to expand in to the Hill Country. 

Jim EvansWinemaker

Jim has had a lifetime of achievements in the Texas Wine industry. In 2011, Jim celebrated 30 years of winemaking in Texas. He claims, that wine is made in the vineyard. A winemaker should just guide the process and not interfere too much. Let the wine be an expression of the grape.

Angela ChapmanRetail Operations Manager & Wine Educator, WSET III

Angela Chapman has been in the wine and spirits industry since 2010, and has been studying wine, wine making, and spirits even longer.  Angela has experience in all aspects of the business from the vineyard and winemaking to managing the Tasting Room and Wine Club.

Eduar LampreaExperience Specialist & Tour Guide, Roxanne's husband

Originally from Colombia, Eduar met Roxanne in Ecuador.  They were married and moved to Texas in 2007 where they became part of the Lost Oak family.  
Eduar joined Lost Oak Winery in 2018 as our Experience Specialist for in-house vineyard and winery tours and international tours.  His expertise in customer service, his knowledge in the travel industry and his passion for wine make him an excellent guide.

Ty Berringer Assitant Winemaker

Ty is learning from a Texas wine pioneer-duo, Jim Evans and Gene Estes. Ty describes his winemaking approach as “traditional with a touch of technology.” His favorite wines to drink are cool climate reds and oak-aged whites.

Pam KnapenWeddings & Private Events

Pam joined Lost Oak Winery in 2018.  She loves getting to know people, learning about them and what makes them feel special. The Dutch word "Gezellig" can be translated as a cozy, or nice atmosphere, or the warm feeling of spending time with friends. When it just feels “right”, and you know it. I try to incorporate this feeling into in every event at Lost Oak Winery – from the wine we serve to the experiences we offer our guests. I'd love to grab a glass of wine, get to know you, and talk about how your event at Lost Oak Winery will feel just “right” with us!