Our winemaker, Patrick Saboe was a perfect fit for Akrasia, not only because of his impressive resume, but with his experience with Pinot Noir. Patrick brings this same approach to producing Cabernet Sauvignon.
Patrick is a graduate of the Enology & Viticulture program at U.C. Davis. Upon graduation, Patrick became Harvest Enologist for Hanna Winery before becoming the Assistant Winemaker at Keller Estate. During his time at Keller Estate, Patrick gained valuable experience working closely with renowned winemaker, Michael McNeill (Hanzell), to produce multiple award-winning wines. In 2006, he became Winemaker and Vineyard Manager for Petroni Vineyards as well as Consulting Winemaker for Verismo Wines. Patrick has held winemaking roles at Pezzi King Vineyards, Crushpad and is currently the Director of Winemaking at The Wine Foundry.