Read through our sit down with Austin lifestyle blogger, Sheridan Butler:
“Cooper and I have been working in the industry since we were 19-20 from tasting room to cellar. We were learning the basics of wine making and having fun flirting with the process. One thing led to another and I ended up in California representing for several small wineries. Meanwhile, we started taking courses. I had gotten an undergraduate degree and I was like, ‘this might be a career.’ So we took some courses through Washington State. Cooper was developing his chemistry knowledge. It helps to have a friend who’s going through it together with you so we were able to study together.”
Read the full article here.
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Cooper Anderson, 29, and Ross McLauchlan, 27
Co-founders, Austin Winery
Cooper Anderson and Ross McLauchlan co-founded Austin Winery on the premise that it should be as relaxed and local as possible. The first of its kind within Austin city limits, the urban winery is distinctly Texan. Although the grapes are grown elsewhere, everything — from the fermentation and filtration to the bottling, serving, and enjoyment — takes place in town.