Winery Services

Startup and Development

Winery Development

I help you understand your the wine industry and the needs of your winery so that you can develop a realistic financial plan for your winery startup. My winery services often start with development so that you can reliably forecast your true cash needs upfront. Click here to go to Winery Development.

Project Management

Project management services are a complete solution to ensure that your winery project gets done on time and on budget. Click here to go to Project Management.

Winery Design

Ready to build your dream winery? Are you working with an architect for your winery design? I work with your team so that your winery is efficient and meets all of your winemaking needs, including future plans. Click here to go to Winery Design.


Have you always wanted a winery, but don’t know how to make wine? I work with teams across the globe to make high quality wine. I have over twenty years of experience making award winning wines. Click here to go to Winemaking.

Wine Sales

Robust wine sales are critical so that the winery can be successful. While winemaking is often how people come to enter the wine industry, wine sales is what keeps the business going. Click here to go to Wine Sales.


Each year brings challenges and opportunities from global pandemics, new technology and changing customer preferences. I provide on-going support so that you make good decisions for your winery. Click here to go to On-Going Support.

Winery Development Services

Winery Operations are the foundation of a successful winery. Your equipment, layout and production should be chosen to match your unique wine style, volume, retail price, location and experience. The goal is to maximize your equipment and space at the lowest possible cost while maintaining the quality level your customers expect.  

Winery Development
  • Permitting
  • Labeling and branding compliance
  • Equipment specification
  • Winery layout
  • Wine production volume estimation
  • Wine and grape purchase recommendations
  • Scheduling 
  • Bottling and custom bottling
  • and more…

Project Management

Winery startup and development projects can be daunting, with many moving parts, extensive regulations and specific industry requirements. You may be designing a vineyard, choosing the right winery equipment, and designing a tasting room while complying with the myriad of industry regulations. This is a project that can take years and millions of dollars.  My project management services ensure that milestones happen on time and nothing is missed, so that your project gets done on time and within budget.  

With twenty years of experience managing start to finish winery projects, PEMDAS has the knowledge, experience and contacts to shepherd your project to competition.   Every winery is unique, which is why the process is tailored to your budget, skills, timing and needs. So, whether you are exploring starting a winery, or are already deep into the process, PEMDAS can help you.

Some of the services that are included:

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  • Vineyard Design
  • Financial Forecasting and Budgeting
  • Marketing and Sales Development
  • Winery Production Design
  • Architect Collaboration
  • Equipment Selection
  • Construction Project Management
  • Winemaking Consulting

PEMDAS projects span the globe.  How can I help you?

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Winery Design

I work with you and your architect so that your winery design optimizes your space and meets your production needs, sales needs and your budget. The winery design should convey your brand and vision to consumers, use space efficiently, work with your current volume, grow with you as your production expands, and minimize energy and water use. I’ve worked with rural and urban wineries around the world. I also have experience with cider and beer making.

Winery Design can be a stand alone service, or be in conjunction with other winery services. 

Contact me about your project.


With over twenty years of winemaking experience, I’m here to help. I have experience with small to mid-size wineries across the world. My job is to anticipate and solve problems, answer questions, and set up procedures so that you can produce the high quality wine that you want. I work with your onsite team through onsite training, written procedures and regular check-ins to insure the quality of your wine. I have experience making aged Bordeaux varietals, Italian reds, sweet whites, hybrids and more.  Making fruit wines, ciders or brandies? No problem.

My professional winemaking consulting services include:

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  • Harvest and Grape Evaluation
  • Crush and Fermentation – On-site and Remote
  • Blending
  • Wine Aging / Barrel Evaluation
  • Finishing
  • Preparing wines for bottling
  • French Reds and Whites
  • Italian Reds and Spanish Whites
  • Sweet Wines
  • Port Style Wines
  • Passito Style Wines
  • American and Hybrid Wines

Whether you need one time blending sessions or hands-on, whole process winemaking I can help you make great wine.

Contact me to see how I can help you.

Wine Sales

The success of your business comes down to the connection with your customers and fidelity to your unique story. Your story and individual philosophy shape your tasting room design, brand, packaging and more. All of these are tailored to your story so that you can build sustained success.

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  • Brand development
  • Vision development
  • Tasting room design
  • Wine club 
  • Varietal selection
  • Pricing
  • On-premise and off-premise sales.
  • Shipping 
  • and more…

On-going Support Service

Not everyone comes to the wine industry with extensive winemaking knowledge and industry contacts. So, no matter what your needs, my help is available.

  • Wine making education modules
  • Wine production modules
  • Consulting winemaking on-site and remote
  • Equipment purchasing
  • Wine and grape brokerage
  • Business updates
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