Sonoma-Cutrer’s own Pinot Noir Winemaker, Zidanelia Arcidiacono, has been named one of WineEnthusiast‘s 40 Under 40! We are immensely proud of her and her incredible accomplishments.
A Texas native raised in Argentina surrounded by winemakers, Arcidiacono followed her Universidad Juan Agustín Maza-earned degree in winemaking with harvest in France before landing in California wine country. Now, she works exclusively with Sonoma Cutrer’s outstanding Pinot Noir, which she calls its “best kept secret.” She has also championed the winery’s employee resource group, which provides tools, career development assets and education for women within the organization, and helps to promote and implement the producer’s range of green initiatives.
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