Dustin Owen recently graduated from the University of California, Davis, majoring in viticulture and enology at a school that is generally accepted as the world's premier school in the art and science of wine-making.

He is currently enjoying a six-month internship with Mumm Napa, where he will gain firsthand experience in all facets of the industry. Dustin graduated from Del Norte High School in 2005, and is the son of Chris Owen of Gasquet, and Thomas Owen of Crescent City.