Winemaker John Clark joined Corbett Canyon with a vision – introduce America to Corbett Canyon's outstanding value. Until this point, Corbett Canyon had been a small winery in beautiful San Luis Obispo, CA. The brand had a strong California following, but no national presence. As the brand grew, so did John's team's passion for finding ways to craft flavorful wines for everyday enjoyment. Our growth meant our team needed to find larger sources of high quality, value priced wines and this quest lead us to Chile, an outstanding winegrowing country that delivers consistent global value.
As our team continued to innovate, John turned over winemaking duties to John Willumson - a winemaker with an unparallelled track record. With a career spanning over two decades, he has crafted luxury boutique wines in the Napa Valley, introduced new fermentation techniques to wines from the exciting Central Coast region, taught young winemakers how to soften tannins with exotic oak sources from around the world and even made wine for his own family's enjoyment.