- Region: Santa Barbara County
- Winery Location: Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara
- Owner: Roger Bower
- First Vintage: 2014
- Winemaker: Adam Henkel, Philippe Melka, Simon Faury
Crown Point’s unique micro-climate, combined with extremely rocky loam and clay soils, high in mineral levels while low in nutrients, is the perfect home for Cabernet Sauvignon. The resulting is wines of concentrated flavours and excellent terroir expression.
Born and raised in Lyon, France, Simon earned his master’s degree in Viticulture and Enology from the University of Bordeaux. Throughout his travels, he equipped himself with an impressive resumé that includes such esteemed names as Château Pichon-Longueville Baron, Domaine de Chevalier, Robert Mondavi Winery, Bodega Michel Rolland, Harlan Estate, and Merryvale Vineyards. Simon brings a depth of experience to his role at Crown Point, ever driven by his passion, focus, and his commitment to excellence.