Randy Snowden

 

Randy Snowden

Snowden Vineyards

Randy Snowden is a managing director of Snowden Vineyards, a family winegrowing business founded in 1955 when his parents acquired a 160 acre property on the eastern side of the Napa Valley between Rutherford and St. Helena where winegrapes have been grown since 1878. Randy attended college and law school at the University of California at Davis, working summers jobs at Heitz Cellars, Robert Mondavi Winery, and Beaulieu Vineyards. He practiced business and real estate law with Hunton & Williams in Richmond, Virginia, and Coombs & Dunlap in Napa, California. Randy was co-founder and chief executive officer of Adolescent Treatment Centers, Inc., which operated Thunder Road, an addiction treatment program for teenagers in Oakland, California; the founding director of the Wolfe Center, a treatment program for teenagers in Napa, California; and a founding director of the California Alcohol and Drug Policy Institute. He retired from the position of director of the Napa County Health and Human Services Agency in 2013, and since then has devoted full time to the family vineyard and wine business. Randy served as president of the Napa Valley Grapegrowers organization from 2006 to 2008.

 

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