Elena Franceschi

Associate Winemaker
Silverado Vineyards

A dedicated employee of Silverado Vineyards for twenty years, Elena Franceschi has worked shoulder to shoulder with Silverado’s long-standing winemaker, Jon Emmerich, to craft Silverado’s highly regarded, estate grown wines.

“Elena’s abilities, her hard work and attention to detail are phenomenal,” notes Emmerich. “She has most certainly contributed to the great wines being produced at Silverado Vineyards.”

Franceschi is a graduate of the Enology Department of Fresno State University where she also served as a teaching assistant. Prior to joining Silverado Vineyards, she worked with Chateau St. Jean, Sonoma-Cutrer and Mumm Napa Valley.