Tom Payette

Winemaker & Winemaking Consultant

Tom is an East Coast pioneering winemaker with a degree in Food Science and over 30 years of wisdom under his hat crafting fine wine. In addition to winemaking, Tom is also one of the premier winery start-up professionals on the East Coast. Flexible streamlined processes have been developed from the 55+ winery start-ups and expansions he has managed. From construction to cork to consumer, Tom’s industry knowledge is highly valuable. He also finds winery rescues to be another fun challenge. More about Tom is available via