Justin Willett was born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA and graduated with a B.A. in History of Art & Architecture from the University of California-Santa Barbara. He then began Tyler Winery in 2005 while the Assistant Winemaker of the pinot noir and chardonnay specialist Arcadian Winery. Tyler Winery has grown from an inaugural release of 190 cases to approximately 2500 cases with the 2011 vintage under Justin’s watchful eye. Justin is assisted by Blake Sillix and Ryan Stirm in both the vineyard and cellar.