Steve Welch, Owner, Winegrape Grower
Steve is the 3rd great grandson of pioneer William Welch, and a sixth generation Californian. Although a civil and structural engineer by profession as well as a proud UC Berkeley graduate (BS, MS, MBA), his passion belongs to agriculture. Steve meticulously tends to Rancho Las Juntas Vineyard, ensuring the grapes meet the most rigorous standards for William Welch Wines.
Genene Welch, Owner, Winery Manager
Coming from an agricultural family, Genene's favorite place to be is on a tractor. She uses her experience in finance as an investment broker to manage the winery and looks forward to growing the business as William Welch Wines expands to 837 Main Street, Martinez.
Montgomery Paulsen, Winemaker
Monty is an award-winning winemaker, entrepreneur, and industry operations expert, and has carried on the legacy of his father, comedian Pat Paulsen, through Paulsen Wines. Together, Monty & Steve are passionate about creating the highest quality wines at William Welch Wines.
Aaron Slinker, Wine Server
Aaron is everyone's favorite wine server at William Welch Wines' new Tasting Room in Downtown Martinez. You are sure to enjoy time spent with Aaron learning about wine from his infectious and engaging personality.