Helen Turley and Ann C. Noble Profiles

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Name: Helen Turley


Residency: Weedville, Elk County, Pennsylvania 15868

Education: Cornell University in Finger Lakes Region of New York


1977 – Worked in the lab for Robert Mondavi Winery and then Chappellet Winery

1984 – Moved back to California and became winemaker for B.R.Cohn

Few years later – Winemaker for Peter Michael Winery in Knights Valley wine region.

1991 – Start planting a vineyard in the Sonoma Coast wine region.

1995 – Made wine for Turley Wine Cellars, owned by her brother Larry.

Helen Turley worked for Colgin, Martinelli Winery, Kapcsandy Family Winery, Blankiet Estate, Pahlmeyer Winery, Landmark Winery, and Bryant Family.


Sources for Ann C. Noble



Ann C. Noble

Name: Ann C. Noble (American)



–           1974 – Wine/Sensory Chemist and retired professor from the University of California, Davis. First woman hired as a faculty member of the Viticulture dept.

–          Invented the aroma wheel (Enhancing the public understanding of wine tasting and terminology.)

–          Retired in 2002 and in 2003 was named Emeritus Professor of Enology.

–          After retirement, she participated as a judge in the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition.

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