Apr 13, 2023
Maria Rivero González is the CEO of RGNY Wine in the North Fork of Long Island. She’s bringing a new winery steeped in her family’s Mexican roots to the North Fork.
The Rivero González family opened a wine store in Mexico City in 2013 and additional stores in Monterrey and Parras two years later, before expanding their business to the North Fork with the purchase of Martha Clara Vineyards. In 2019, they officially rebranded to RGNY.
How does someone lead a winery successfully while preserving long-established family traditions? Today's guest had a clear plan when she was younger — to turn her father's hobby of winemaking into a business.
Today, RGNY Wine’s CEO is proud to thrive in the path she carved for herself and hopes to pass this passion to the Rivero González family's future generations.
In today's episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks is joined by Maria Rivero González, CEO of RGNY Wine, as she shares her inspiration to turn her father’s winemaking hobby into a business. Maria also talks about RGNY’s process of growing wines, how they continue to innovate, and more.