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Lisa Bishop Forbes Winemaking Announces Wine Quality Clinic


Clinic Offers Winemakers Diagnosis of a Wine’s Problem, Customized Solutions to Improve Quality, Strategies to Avoid Future Issues 

May 25, 2022 – Lisa Bishop Forbes Winemaking is pleased to announce a Wine Quality Clinic on June 2, 2022, in Sebastopol. The three-hour clinic gives winemakers an opportunity to work one-on-one with an accomplished consultant to fix a problem wine. Lisa’s background as Director of Winemaking at Chalk Hill Winery, Winemaker at Dry Creek Vineyard, and Winemaker and Manager of Production at Ektimo Vineyards and Ross Road Custom Crush, offers strong experience to her winemaking consultancy. Over 80 of Lisa’s wines have garnered 90 point and above scores from the Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast including four scoring 96 points.

Attendees will bring a bottle of their own wine with a quality issue. Lisa will taste the wine with each winemaker, go over their production process, and develop strategies to fix the problem. The clinic concludes with an open group discussion and a glass of wine.

“Winemaking is my passion. Helping winemakers evaluate and solve their winemaking problems is a real pleasure,” says Bishop Forbes.

Winemakers can enroll in the clinic on Eventbrite (register here: Wine Quality Clinic tickets) which will take place on Thursday, June 2, 2022, from 1:00 PM-4:00 PM PDT at Ross Road Custom Crush, 4950 Ross Road, Sebastopol.


Lisa is an award-winning creative winemaker with more than 15 years in leadership positions at ultra-premium wineries. She is dedicated to crafting wines that are flavorful, enjoyable and reflective of place. As a consulting winemaker, Lisa’s focus is helping boutique winemakers and aspiring wine entrepreneurs create exceptional wines. Lisa launched her consulting business in 2020. She holds a degree in Enology from California State University, Fresno and certificates in Wine Business Management and Wine Entrepreneurship from Sonoma State University. She is an active member of the Women for Winesense winemaking and viticulture roundtable.

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