Like the celebrated wines on which he’s built his reputation, Philippe Melka’s career has been influenced by soil.
Melka Estates & Winery
A native of Bordeaux, Melka grew up intrigued by the intricacies of the land around him. When it came time for college, he acted on his childhood interests, earning a degree in Geology at the University of Bordeaux. A class in winemaking in his final year was a turning point, propelling him to earn a Master’s degree in Agronomy and Enology.
Meet the Winemaker
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Petit Verdot