About the winemaker

Miguel Lepe studied enology and viticulture at California Polytechnic State University - SLO. He began his career working for various well respected wineries across California's Central Coast and South America. Passionate about his craft, Miguel's hard work and dedication has led him on a new journey - creating Lepe Cellars to showcase the best of Monterey County wines.

Our Mission

We take great pride in blending the best of Old World and New World techniques, enabling the wine to develop naturally over time and allowing the journey to be kept as pure as possible, highlighting the regions true terroir.


In water one sees one’s own face, but in wine one beholds the heart of another.
— French proverb