Our Family: Ty Berringer, Assistant Winemaker
Ty earned his B.A and M.A. in English from Texas Tech, graduating in 2015 Ty began his career as a professor of English but quickly figured out, wine was a better fit! He first worked for Llano Estacado winery gaining experience in teh cellar, lab and vineyard. Now, 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.
What are you drinking when you aren't drinking wine?
Iced Tea with lemon in the summer, and spicy hot chocolate in the winter.
When you aren’t at the winery, where are you?
With my dog on hiking trails, or working in the shop on blacksmithing, carpentry, or leather.
What is your favorite food?
Fresh tuna sushi or the burnt ends of a fatty brisket.