Thomas Brown Winemaker
Prodigious talent and passion for Burgundian varietals makes Thomas Brown a perfect fit for Boars’ View.
Thomas began his winemaking career with Carol and Fred Schrader in 2000 when he made his first bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon. After eight years of working side by side to crafted breathtaking wines Carol and Fred began the Boars’ View Vineyard project and looked to Thomas to help craft and cultivate the best Pinot Noir and Chardonnay that the Sonoma Coast had to offer.
Ever passionate and dedicated to making the most expressive wines of the highest quality, Thomas expanded his reach to Boars’ View and his first love, Pinot Noir. With the brilliance of the wines that he creates for his namesake label, Rivers-Marie, it is evident Thomas is a force to be reckoned with not just in the world of Cabernet Sauvignon, but across all varietals.
Thomas carries forward his commitment to handcrafting compelling, provocative wines that reflect the essence of their origins with the wines of Boars’ View. A hallmark of his style, Thomas masterfully wields non-interventional winemaking techniques to create Pinot Noir and Chardonnay of stunning character and dazzling finesse.
Thomas has been intimately involved in the Boars’ View from the beginning and continues to oversee all aspects of vineyard practices and winemaking, guiding the ins-and-outs of the growing season to produce fruit of peerless purity and character.