Small in size, big in spirit
Two Shepherds is the labor of passion founded by William Allen, well known Rhône enthusiast and former wine blogger. William was a garagiste for years before moving into commercial production in 2010.
Two Shepherds started as a one-person micro winery in 2010. In 2015, William was joined by his partner Karen Daenen, a wine industry veteran, and head of consumer research for a multi-brand winery, as they moved into their own production facility in Windsor.
William focuses on day-to-day wine making while Karen, the Chief Shepherdess, runs foot stomping, blending trials, marketing, accounting, design and other key elements to the business.
William, Founder / Owner, Winemaker
Two Shepherds is the labor of passion founded by William Allen, well known Rhône enthusiast and former wine blogger. William was a garagiste for years before lauching Two Shepherds in 2010 with 175 cases of 1 wines. The “insane master of small lots” from day 1.
William can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karen Daenen, Owner, Chief Shepherdess
Karen, the Chief Shepherdess, runs foot stomping, blending trials, marketing, accounting, design and other key elements to the business.
Karen Daenen can be contacted at email@example.com.
Katherine Nielsen, Assistant Winemaker
Katie is a passion driven perfectionist. A Fresno State Alumni, she graduated magna cum laude from the Enology Program in 2019. To her, the magic of winemaking is that it is the perfect marriage of art and science. When she is not at the winery Katie spends her time gardening, cooking, and baking everything she can from scratch.
Kasaundra Howard, Wine Whisperer, Tasting Room
I’m a wine lover that basks in the pleasure of sharing my knowledge and showing fellow lovers of wine a good time. Seeker of the esoteric, foodie, fanatic of all things floral, especially when it comes to wine!
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