Three Decades of Winemaking Experience

Tom Payette 540-672-0387


Tom Payette is a wine industry veteran known from Coast to Coast.  

Considering entering the wine business?

Tom has the experience and expertise to help you design an efficient and cost effective winery that meets your premium winemaking needs.

Already in the wine business?

Tom combines science and art to help you make the best possible product.


  • Winery Design and Layout
  • Winemaking Consulting
  • Sparkling Wine Consulting
  • Speaker
  • Wine Judge
  • Wine writer/author
  • Expert Witness


Tom works with fruit from the West Coast and East Coast.  He has experience with vinifera, muscadine and fruit winemaking.  Tom makes both still and sparkling wines.