Nova Cadamatre MW

A winemaker with a wide and diverse background, she has worked with some of the top vineyards in the Napa Valley including To Kalon, Vine Hill Ranch, MacDonald, Detert, and Hyde Vineyard.  In 2015, she started her brand Trestle Thirty One in the Finger Lakes of NY and in 2020 added Snowshell Vineyards to her portfolio. She currently goes back and forth between Napa and the Finger Lakes to manage both her CA projects and her projects in NY. She specializes in French and Germanic varieties and is most excited about helping clients take their wines to the next level in quality through her consulting.

In 2017, Nova was the first female winemaker in the US to achieve the title of Master of Wine.  She has been named to Wine Enthusiast’s Top 40 under 40 list and has numerous 90+ scoring wines to her credit from both coasts. She has spoken for Bloomberg Financial and the Cornell Entrepreneurship Conference among numerous industry presentations and keynote speeches including ASEV, the Unified Symposium, BEV-NY, and The Vintage Report in Napa.  

Nova holds a BS in Viticulture from Cornell University graduating in 2006 and a Diploma of Wine and Spirits from the WSET in London.  In her spare time, she writes for several industry publications including the Wine Scholar’s Guild, the WSET, and Wine Business Monthly and continues to pay it forward through teaching WSET and MW courses for aspiring students.

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