Andy Litwack, winemaker for Mary Michelle Winery, is a Midwest native. He has over 30 years experience in the California wine industry, including 27 years as a winery owner and consultant. A UC Davis graduate with a degree in Fermentation Science and Enology, Andy has utilized his education and experience to make wines that are enjoyed by a loyal worldwide following. After his formal education, Andy was fortunate to work under three world-class master winemakers befor joining that elite group himself. After turning over the operation of the California winery to his son, Andy returned to his roots to make premium wines in Illinois. During his career, Andy has made wine both in the US and Israel, as well as working with and blending wines all over the world. Many of his wines have won prestigious awards from committees around the globe.
"The challenge of making premium wines from Illinois grapes is now over. It is time for consumers to discover the success that has been achieved at Mary Michelle Winery."
- Andy Litwack, Winemaker