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Nova Cadamatre

Nova Cadamatre

Director of Winemaking

Canandaigua Winery – Constellation Brands

As one of the first graduates of Cornell’s Viticulture and Enology program in 2006, Nova relocated to California to assume a number of winemaking roles, including the launch of key sparkling wine programs. Most recently she has been working as luxury winemaker on Souverain, Emma Pearl, and various other luxury brands.

Originally from Greer, South Carolina, Cadamatre began her career in wine after moving to New York to pursue horticulture. Nova earned her WSET Diploma in 2010.  She is currently studying for the Master of Wine and was awarded the 2011 AXA Millésimes Scholarship to travel to France to be immersed in Bordeaux, Sauternes, and Burgundy. She lives in the Finger Lakes with her husband Brian and son Nathaniel.