Apr 20, 2023
Alie Shaper is the Co-founder and Winemaker at Chronicle Wines, which produces wines of character and purpose from the North Fork of Long Island. As an experienced wine and spirits professional, Alie has established an urban winery brand as an impactful marketing angle for the New York wine industry.
Aside from leading Chronicle Wines, she runs a private label development and wine consulting business, Alie Shaper Fine Wines, and became the winemaker for Croteaux Vineyards in 2015.
How does a winemaker preserve the traditional flavor profiles of wine while going out of their comfort zone through experimentation?
Today's guest, Alie Shaper, combines an old-world mindset of winemaking with a unique approach to the traditional production methodology. She shares her process, what she’s learned from a vast wine career, and how she’s keeping the industry innovative and exciting.
In today's episode of the Legends Behind the Craft podcast, Drew Thomas Hendricks and Bianca Harmon sit down with Alie Shaper, Co-founder and Winemaker at Chronicle Wines, as she shares her journey in winemaking and gives a glimpse of her experience developing brands (and flavorful wines). Alie also talks about how working with a distributor helped her understand the buying and selling process of the wine industry. Stay tuned!