INTERVIEW WITH:JON HELD, STONE HILL WINERY, MISSOURI, UNITED STATES

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Jon Held, winemaker and general manager at Stone Hill Winery, evaluates clusters of Norton grapes, a variety that is very significant and well adapted to his Missouri climate and clientele. Norton is a native North American species also known as Cynthiana.

 

THERE ARE THE MEDIA STARS IN THE WINE BUSINESS AND THEN THERE ARE THE TRUE HEROES, LIKE JON HELD, WHO GO OUT EVERY DAY TO WORK IN THE VINEYARDS, LABOR ON THE CRUSH PAD, AND CREATE FIRST-RATE WINES AND WINERIES IN PLACES THAT DO NOT HAVE THE GLITZ AND GLAMOUR OF BIG NAME WINE REGIONS.

Jon is the powerhouse who grew a small, ...

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