The Spelletich Story

The Spelletich Family Wine Co story

Spelletich Family Wine Company started in 1994 with their first wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Bodog Red-destined to become an immensely popular blend.

Twenty years later The Spelletich Family Wine Company united by four brands: Spelletich Cellars, SPELLwine, 3SPELLS, and Crush 94.

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Three Generations

Barb Spelletich


Barb Spelletich is a confident, accomplished winemaker, who makes fine wine. On blending Barb explains: "Making wine is the same as cooking - you are looking for the balance, the nuances, and I predominantly focus on the smells and flavors. My focus is fruit. The wine must smell and taste like the fruit from which it is made. Wood and age add nuances."

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Kristen Spelletich

Director of Operations/Owner

Kristen has fully taken the reins of Spelletich Family Wine Company - expanded the business and made it flourish as never before as it comes upon its 20th anniversary. While handling the operations for the company, Kristen has created another brand she named 3 Spells.

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Tim Spelletich


In 1994, he and Barb teamed up to start Spelletich Cellars. Tim is proud that the Spelletich Family Wine Company will be celebrating 20 successful years in business!

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Third Generation!

Kristen is a single mom raising her young son Gage, whom she hopes one day will become the third generation at Spelletich Family Wine Company. As proof of Gage’s possible ascension to the wine business, Nana Barb remembers an outing where, "I saw Gage walking in the vineyard checking out the vines and knew he is a natural!"

Our Extended Family

Vanessa Meyer

Logistics Manager

Vanessa is the logistics manager for the Spelletich Family Wine Company. That means she is involved with internet sales, shipping, inventory, legal work, and bookkeeping

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Edward De Los Santosr

Bottling Line Supervisor

Edward is the bottling line supervisor for Spelletich Family Wine Co. and Logistics Manager for Lot 18. Juggling two locations, Edward is in charge of the only bottling line that produces 50ml and 100ml mini bottles in the world called, Total Anaerobic Sample Transfer Environment.

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Sallie Wilson

Harvest Assistant

Sallie Wilson travels to Napa Valley during harvest to assist in the making of Spelletich Family Wines and Crush94. client wines. “Your never really retired, you just have other opportunities to try your hands at new things.”

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