Retirement is really just a state of mind. Few winemakers really retire. Why would you when you have one of the coolest jobs on the planet? Tom Mackey rejoined the wine business after his thirty year stay at St. Francis Winery in Sonoma to open, Tom Mackey Cellars. Of course! Now he produces 500 cases of the wine He wants to make. It’s a great plan. We met with Tom at his shared tasting room in Sonoma just a few weeks ago to talk about how winemaking looked like a much better idea than golfing all the time.

You can also hear Tom on our Vino Lingo segment defining the term “Reverse Osmosis”

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Written by Ray Fister

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  1. Tom A Rinaldi April 14, 2020 at 12:36 am

    Tom was a wonderful football player in high school….big big guy who was who you wanted in front of you if you had the ball! We had a ball winning the City (SF, SI) championship….cheeers!