Jun 10, 2021
Mark Hanson is the Co-founder of Bricoleur Vineyards, a place that brings people together through their vast array of activities such as wine tastings, food and wine experiences, acres of gardens, and even fishing. Mark purchased a Russian River Valley vineyard with his wife and daughter, and in 2017 transformed it into Bricoleur.
Aside from being a lover of wine, Mark has over 30 years of experience in the software industry and is still on the Strategic Advisory Board at Genstar Capital. He has held previous executive positions at Siebel Systems, Visigenic Software, and Sybase.
If you’re a wine enthusiast, you’ve probably attended many wine tasting experiences. But what if there was an all-inclusive winery that has fishing, bocce ball, locally grown produce, and tasty wine? Meet Mark Hanson of Bricoleur Vineyards, who is changing the game of wine tasting experiences.
After a successful career in the software industry, Mark, along with his wife and daughter, decided to purchase a vineyard in the Russian River Valley in Sonoma County, CA. They officially opened Bricoleur in 2017 and have produced six original wines — and counting. Mark is here to share his journey and recommend some food and wine pairings along the way.
On this exciting episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Hendricks talks with the Co-founder of Bricoleur Vineyards, Mark Hanson. They discuss all Bricoleur has to offer, how to craft a unique visitor experience, the process of creating new wines, and much more. You don’t want to miss this jam-packed episode!