Our Winemaking Team

Seth Urbanek

Meet Seth Urbanek, Winemaker

Wedding Oak Winery is committed to making Texas wines that celebrate our Texas terroir and wine-growing conditions. Bringing a native Texan back to the Texas Hill Country is a continuation of our Wedding Oak Winery 100% Texas culture.

Background

Seth is a Houston native, having graduated from St. Thomas Episcopal High School and Texas A&M. He completed his Master of Science in Food Science and Technology, with Concentration in Enology, at Cornell University. He served 5 1/2 years in the U.S. Army, with two tours in Afghanistan, receiving the Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medal in recognition of his service contributions.

Experience

His work experience at Sheldrake Point Winery in the New York Finger Lakes region, MollyDooker Winery in South Australia and the champagne harvest in France provides abreadth of experience that has been successfully applied in Texas for Wedding Oak Winery.

A Talented Winemaker