Michel Rolland

Winemaking Consultant

Widely influential throughout the wine world, Michel lends his global perspective and inherent knowledge of Napa Valley’s terroir to winemaking at Darioush.

In a highly collaborative process with Hope Goldie and Darioush Khaledi, Michel shares viticultural recommendations to develop the exceptional qualities of our legacy vineyard sites atop Mount Veeder and surrounding the winery estate. At the winery at key moments during the growing season, harvest and blending, Michel’s thoughtful and studied approach enhances our pursuit to craft wines with deep character, infused with tradition and energized by modern technique.