I founded The Black Bottle Winery in 2007 with the vision of producing world class Cabernet Sauvignon from the Napa Valley. Today our team is leading The Black Bottle through each successive vintage and producing wines of incredible quality, tremendous depth and measure.

Mark Russo,
Founder and Vintner, The Black Bottle
Founding Chapter Chairman, American Institute of Wine and Food.
Leading expeditions into the worlds of wine, cuisine, and single malt whisky.
Background in corporate PR and Advertising.
UC Berkeley Sciences and Environmental Law.
Creator, the Cult Wine Classic