Alpha Omega Winery
Alpha Omega is located in legendary Rutherford in the heart of Napa Valley and is one of Napa’s newest boutique wineries. Surrounded by vineyards and mountains, the beauty of this rustic, farm-style winery is as captivating as its wine.
Alpha Omega’s extraordinary winemakers, along with historic vineyards, combine to create wines that express the essence of this famous wine region. Talented winemaker, Jean Hoefliger, has teamed up with one of the world’s finest palates, Michel Rolland, to create wines that express their passion for excellence as well as the unique terroir that is Napa Valley. By procuring prized grapes from the many appellations of Napa Valley, our winemakers blend the essence of exceptional terroir ranging from valley floor, hillside, mountain, and coast. Using natural techniques, they handcraft finesse-driven, complex and balanced wines, which express the aromatic profile of the best Napa Valley has to offer.
Hoefliger and Rolland’s combined award-winning winemaking techniques create elegant, approachable and perfectly balanced wines of the highest quality through blending the best of Old World and New World wine styles. A gifted young winemaker and a master winemaker are discovering together the excitement of creating world-class wine from world-class grapes in world-class terroir for Alpha Omega.
Robin Baggett and Eric Sklar shared a vision to build a new winery in Napa Valley that would evoke the hospitality of this farming community, while creating some of the finest wines in the world. Robin and Eric discovered their passion for wine long before their paths crossed.
Twenty-five years ago, Robin began as an amateur winemaker developing over 800 vineyard acres in Edna Valley in San Luis Obispo before owning Tolosa Winery and the custom crush facility, Courtside Cellars.
Eric Sklar is an entrepreneur whose family has a rich history in Napa Valley as grape growers providing Cabernet, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc to premier wineries for more than 30 years.
Jean Hoefliger was born and raised in Switzerland. His initial experience took him from Switzerland to Bordeaux, and South Africa, making wine at the esteemed estates of Chateau Lynch-Bages, Chateau Carbonnieux, and Meerlust. Completing a winemaking and viticulture degree at the Swiss federal school of Changins, Jean came to California where he spent five years as winemaker for Newton Vineyard before joining Alpha Omega. Jean’s passion, knowledge, innate ability and scientific training puts him in a unique position to take the best grapes of Napa Valley and transform them into wines worthy of world class standing.
Alpha Omega’s winemaking team includes Michel Rolland, a wine world superstar who has been working with our winemaker Jean Hoefliger since the 2006 vintage to create world class wines. With one of the world’s most famous palates, Rolland brings his extraordinary expertise to both the vineyard and the cellar.
Besides consulting for highly regarded wineries around the world, Rolland continues to produce his own wines at his estates in Bordeaux where he also directs one of the wine industry’s most respected laboratories. A major force in the winemaking world, his expressed mission is to help others make elegant, approachable wines.
Alpha Omega has been fortunate to acquire highly sought after vineyards in the unique appellations of Napa Valley: Spring Mountain, St. Helena, Rutherford, Oakville, Yountville, Atlas Peak, Oak Knoll, Wild Horse Valley, Calistoga, Carneros, and Jameson Canyon including the historically well known To Kalon, Stagecoach and Newton Vineyards.
Aside from the vineyards on the Alpha Omega winery property, the winemakers strongly believe in sourcing grapes from terroirs representing different appellations in Napa Valley in order to bring a completely different complexity and aromatic profile to their wines.
So come visit Alpha Omega and experience our outstanding views and exceptional wines for yourself, you’ll want to return again and again.