Brett Isenhower, DIRECTOR OF WINEMAKING
Brett grew up in rural Lebanon, Indiana. He earned a Bachelor’s of Pharmacy from Purdue University in 1992. Brett and Denise were married in 1995 and moved to Boulder, Colorado. Brett earned his Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Colorado in 1997. Corporate health care was unsatisfying to Brett so they moved to Walla Walla, Washington in 1998 and pursued Brett’s winemaking dream. Brett enjoys cycling, working out, and reading.
Denise Isenhower, GENERAL MANAGER
Denise grew up in rural Fairland, Indiana in a farming family. Denise earned her Bachelor’s of Pharmacy degree from Butler University in 1993. Brett and Denise were married in 1995. Denise agreed to Brett’s winemaking dream but said they had to stay in the Western USA. Together they moved to Walla Walla, Washington in 1998. Denise enjoys hiking, gardening, and reading.
The Isenhower’s have three daughters, a Red Labrador Retriever, and two felines.
Brett Brockmeyer, Winemaker
Brett hails from Napa Valley where he worked for some of the great wineries such as Plumpjack and Cade. He got his degree in viticulture and enology from University of California-Davis and has extensive experience developing high ranking wines. He, his wife Brianna and daughter Eva are excited to join the Walla Walla community and begin this next chapter. He has a passion for great wine and community and is excited to be a part of the Isenhower family. In his free time he enjoys fixing things around the house, cooking; especially anything smoked or grilled and watching Eva grow up.
JOHN EMORY, TASTING ROOM MANAGER / SOMMELIER
Born and raised in Washington, John has seen Woodinville grow from a quiet farming town to the world class wine community that it is today. He spent his early career specializing in Logistics & Supply Chain Management but was always drawn to the wine world. John joined the Isenhower Team in the Summer of 2020 as our Woodinville Tasting Room Manager and Wine Sommelier. Building strong relationships with our club members and customers is especially important to him. John and his wife Heather enjoy quality time with family, friends, and of course, wine!