Patrick Reuter is the winemaker and co-owner of Dominio IV. Patrick learned about wine-making while working harvests in Chile, New Zealand, Napa, Burgundy, and Oregon. He graduated from University of California Davis where he studied terroir while his wife, Leigh, studied viticulture. Patrick started the Dominio IV winery with Leigh in 2002 and has been working with the fruits of Viognier, Syrah, Pinot Noir and Tempranillo ever since.
After gleaning hands-on vineyard experience in both Washington State and Chile, Leigh studied viticulture at the University of California at Davis. Master’s degree in hand, she then traveled the world, working harvests from California to Burgundy to New Zealand. Returning to the West Coast in 2000, Leigh became the vineyard manager for Archery Summit. Leigh now works on many Willamette Valley vineyards producing wonderful grapes for many wineries. In 2002, she and Patrick began the Dominio IV winery.