The team here at Bacchus Winemaking Club is comprised of experienced professionals with an encompassing passion for wine. We take pride in our practice and standards of high quality winemaking. We've also been known to drink it at times! Our crew will help you discover the joy of creating a delicious California wine literally from the ground up. Our experts will help you become an expert yourself!  

Our Chief Winemaker Dominick Chirichillo said: “It’s a proud moment for the Bacchus winemaking team
to be recognised by the IWSC, particularly given the number of high quality wines entered
from around and the world. We’re honoured to be recognised in this competition particularly in our 170th year.”

Dominick ChirichilloOwner / Winemaker / Grower

Dominick is the owner, winemaker and grower for Bacchus. He has spent the last 31 years making sure that he and his team produce the best grapes and wine.

Natalie Yip  Assistant Winemaker/Enologist

Natalie is the Assistant winemaker and Enologist for Bacchus. Over the years, she has assisted in growing the winery and the distribution channels.

Danny AngeloCellar Master

Danny has a tremendous amount of wine knowledge as he was previously a wine buyer at a local restaurant for over 15 years.

Kelly SollarsFacilities Manager

Kelly previously worked in the Northern California and Oregon wine industry, where he gained his knowledge and experience.