Established in 1992, Dutch Henry Winery is owned and operated by the Chafen family. The family takes great pride in nurturing all aspects of their business, vineyards, Olive Orchards, and Vegetable Gardens. The Chafen family has grown grapes in Napa Valley for over 34 years. The vineyards, orchards and vegetable gardens are all COCF (California Organically Certified Farm). Recently the family sold the Calistoga property but has held on to the Rutherford Estate.

Less Chafen is a Bay Area radiologist, specializing in nuclear medicine and breast imaging technology. Born in Texas and raised in Virginia, Less is known for his cameo weekend appearances, heavy pours, killer winery tours, and devotion to the vineyards that are the foundation of Dutch Henry wines.

Maggie Chafen is married to Less and is the arbiter of style at Dutch Henry. She owns Dottie Doolittle in San Francisco where the best dressed children take their parents to shop. A California native and Master Gardener, Maggie is responsible for Dutch Henry’s organic olive orchard and production of the wineries famous extra virgin olive oil. She also makes sure Less is dressed properly.

Scott Chafen is the lynchpin of the winery and oversees its daily operation. Like his mother Scott is also a California native. He is the artistic energy driving the winemaking program at Dutch Henry.