Tom is a native Napan who grew up picking plums in late summer to make money for school. He enjoyed red wine in his early twenties and started collecting.
Tom has worked in the meat industry for 34 years, owned and operated two retail video stores for eleven years and was the first to start a baseball card vending machine business.
Tom loves to play golf, fish and serve his community. He has been on the City of Napa Planning Commission from 1998 through December of 2016. Tom was appointed to the 25th District Agricultural Association, Napa Town and Country Fair Board of Directors in June of 2013.
Tom has been involved with many organizations and fundraisers over the years. He entered the wine industry after retiring in 2003 and joined the team at Bremer Family Winery in July of 2011.