Dave Phinney of Orin Swift
Robert Parker - “Orin Swift is the brainchild of a brilliant young man by the name of Dave Phinney"
Dave Phinney, the founder and winemaker of cult Orin Swift, is one of the great winemaking talents of our time.
Robert Parker has raved of Phinney’s talents, saying;
“Orin Swift is the brainchild of a brilliant young man by the name of Dave Phinney. His Midas touch with grapes from seemingly anywhere in the world, is unusual, but the brilliance of the wines, his creativeness and unparalleled blending talents have built an incredible portfolio right out of the gate.” and goes on to say “Readers looking for personality filled wines of considerable character and complexity need to check out the Orin Swift offerings.” “If you are like me and believe that a wine is to be judged on just how delicious it is, you will be as impressed as I have been with the Orin Swift products.”
As well as a great winemaker, Dave Phinney, is a visually creative person whose aesthetic was shaped as a child by his parents, two professors who lived in different cities around the world, exposing him to a myriad of sights and cultures. He is the creator of all of his wines' labels.