Turrentine Brokerage.com

Bulk Wine. Grape Brokerage. Strategic Brands.

Christian Klier

North Coast Grape Broker

Email: Christian@turrentinebrokerage.com

Phone: (707) 867-8212

Christian comes from a multi – generation Pear farming background in Lake County, California. He began his farming career at the age of 4, driving tractor during frost season with his father and grandfather setting smudge pots to protect the trees from frost damage.

By the age of 16, Christian was managing multiple small pear packing sheds during the summer while in high school. After finishing high school, Christian attended Fresno State where he studied Viticulture and Tree Fruits earning his degree in 2000.

After graduating Fresno State, Christian went to work for Welch Vineyard Management in Mendocino Co. He worked his way up and was promoted to Director of Vineyard Operations in Lake County overseeing 1500 acres.

In 2014, Christian went to work for Shannon Ranches, Inc. in Lake County as Winery Relations / Viticulturist. In 2019, Christian was promoted to Vice President overseeing all farming operations covering 4500 acres in 6 Northern California Counties.

Christian was welcomed to Team Turrentine in 2021!