Guild Winemakers

John Grochau is owner and winemaker of Grochau Cellars, producers of Pinot Noir, Gamay Noir and several whites from the Willamette Valley, as well as wine from eastern Washington. Visit the Grochau Cellars tasting room at 9360 SE Eola Hills Road in the Eola HIlls, noon to 5pm Friday - Sunday and by appointment.

Anne Hubatch is both Helioterra Wines and Whoa Nelly!, She makes Willamette Valley Pinot Noir and Syrah, other reds from eastern Washington, as well as a range of aromatic Oregon whites. She sits on the Oregon Wine Board and her wines are distributed in more than a dozen states as well as Canada.

Vincent Fritzsche is owner of Vincent Wine Company, producing Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Gamay Noir, all from vineyards around the Willamette Valley. After producing wine in the city of Portland for several years, Vincent recently moved his winery production to Grochau Cellars in the Eola Hills. 

Crista Heron is principal of Klickitat Bookkeeping, LLC, and administrative manager for Guild, as well as a minority partner. She works with several Oregon wineries and brings process experience to Guild’s day-to-day operations.

Heath Payne is cellarmaster and keg program manager for Guild. He brings several years of winery operations and wine sales experience to the Guild cooperative, and makes his own wine under the label Payne.