About the Winery
Owner & Master Winemaker
Kristine has resided in her current role as Enologist at Chapin Family Vineyards for 5 years expanding her knowledge in winemaking techniques and pursuing the goal of improving the wines each year. Her hobbies include riding dressage on her horses, gardening, travel and of course drinking good wine! She also has over 20 years of semiconductor marketing and standards architecture experience (some of which included being an extended board member for WiMedia, Chair of the Bluetooth SIG Marketing Committee for 3 years, and voting member of several Wi-Fi Alliance Task Groups) and over 5 years of design experience ranging from chip level to board/system level in the signal range from DC to RF at such companies as Thermotrex, Dallas Semiconductor, Abbott Laboratories Texas Instruments and CSR. In addition, she was also a Program Manager supporting top level defense companies at TriQuent Semiconductor. She received her MSEE from San Diego State University with an emphasis on wireless communications, holds a patent for her immuno assay optical system with a built-in calibration unit and has published numerous technical articles.