Linda Donovan - Winemaker & Founding Partner: Linda is a UC Davis graduate in Enology with over 20 years experience at prominent California wineries including: Robert Mondavi, Beaulieu, Schramsberg and Flowers. As a pioneer in southern Oregon, Linda helped many clients plant vineyards, build wineries and establish brands- all while building her own brand: L Donovan Wines.
Fred Salomon - Winemaker: A native of Nantes France, Fred is a graduate of viticulture-enologie in the Muscadet. With almost 20 years of wine-making experience from lab to vineyard to the bottling line, Fred is a great contributor to the success of Pallet Wine Co. with his unyeilding commitment to wine quality and customer service. Fred joined Pallet in 2010 and along with his passion for winemaking, Fred has helped transform the winery with his woodworking and building skills.
Sarah Silbowitz- Assistant Winemaker: Sarah has been a part of the winemaking team since 2012. Also known as "The Punch Down Queen", Sarah works hard keeping the winery clean and organized and is training in the lab to oversee the vital role chemistry plays in winemaking.
Emily Riehlman - Enologist:Emily has a passion for chemistry and all of its applications, especially how it pertains to winemaking. She was born and raised in Medford, Oregon and is excited to be back in her hometown putting her degree in Chemistry from Pacific University to use in the Pallet Wine Co. lab. Whitney Grant- Business Manager: Whitney joined our team in 2019 after relocating from Portland. She began working in the tasting room before becoming our Business Manager. Now she handles reporting, shipping compliance and marketing.