Skinner Vineyards and Winery: A family’s legacy becomes a passion for wine

Michael and Carey Skinner at the Winery -1As one explores the world of wines, interesting connections are made between winemakers and owners. These experiences show how small our universe can be. On a tour to El Dorado County I discovered that someone I had known through real estate is now an integral part of the El Dorado wine scene. Carey Skinner with her husband Michael had established Skinner Vineyards & Winery. I had known Carey as the manager at Sotheby’s. It is not just the story of reconnecting but also the tale of the winery, taking you back to a time when miners were digging for gold in the Sierra Foothills. It is history in the making as one family seeks to discover their roots.

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