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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 ChapmanAssistant Winemaker & 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 LampreaTasting Room Manager and 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.

Brooke Ellis 

Marketing Coordinator 

Brooke comes to Lost Oak Winery after spending several years working at Kiepersol Winery in Tyler, Texas where she was a mixologist and wine specialist. Brooke’s love of party-planning and dedication for the perfect wine pairing helps her work with guests to craft the perfect event. Her degree is in education and she spent time teaching 3rd grade, but her passion for the wine industry brought her to Lost Oak when her family moved from Midland to Fort Worth.

Susan Brayfield
Office Manager 

Susan joined the Lost Oak Family in 2019 after a career in education. Beginning with limited wine-business knowledge, Susan has grown to be passionate about all aspects of the wine-making business. She especially enjoys talking to guests about food and wine pairings.  Susan is involved in many aspects of Lost Oak. From guest-services to bill-paying, her multi-tasking skills help keep our daily business operations running smoothly.

Cayla Seeley

Event Coordinator 

Cayla began her Lost Oak path a year and a half ago. By being a people person, she has a deep love of planning events. Cayla is a very detailed oriented person which has helped in planning weddings and special events. At the tasting room, you can find her always drinking a glass of wine (white or red as long as it's dry). Calya is looking forward to continuing to grow within the company that she loves.

WestbrookWine Club Coordinator

Marla joined the family in early 2021 and truly feels that she has found her niche at Lost Oak Winery. Her background in food science has helped her learn the technical side of the wine industry, but her enjoyment of interacting with fellow wine lovers is what really suits her well for this position. Marla looks forward to the challenge of broadening Lost Oak’s Wine Club while continuing to build meaningful relationships with its members.