Mark Chandler – Certified Specialist in Wine

Mark Chandler is a 30 year veteran of the wine business, having been a winemaker, grape grower, marketer, educator and CEO. He is most well known for his 20 years at the helm of the Lodi Winegrape Commission, where he transformed the Lodi wine region into one the most vibrant, innovative and rapidly growing wine appellations in North America.

At Chandler & Company Mark applies his decades of experience to marketing and promoting wine and wine regions, and he is a widely popular wine educator.

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Society of Wine Educators

The Society of Wine Educators was founded in 1974. We are a non-profit educational organization (501c3) whose mission is to advance wine education through professional development and certification. Read More...

McCay Cellars

Mark feels that McCay Cellars represent the finest in contemporary Lodi winemaking. Owner Mike McCay describes his winemaking philosophy: "My goal is simple...to make a Zinfandel with a sense of presence and character that expresses the trueness of the vineyard. Read More...

Mokelumne River Partners

Mokelumne River Partners was established in 1997 between Mark, his wife Jan and brother-in-law David Burlington. Their goal is to grow top quality Lodi Appellation winegrapes for the premium grape and wine market. Read More...