With over 30 years experience as an Ontario winemaker, Dan is now recognized as one of the top winemakers in the region. After 15 years honing his craft as an award-winning member of the Amateur Winemakers of Ontario, in 2000, he embarked on his dream of growing and making estate wines in Prince Edward County. To this day, Dan remains the head winemaker at Rosehall Run Vineyards.
As an industry leader, Dan works with chefs, restaurateurs and fellow winemakers to raise the profile of Ontario's thriving local food and wine community. Dan is a member of the Wine Council of Ontario Board of Directors, a member of the VQA Board of Directors and serves on the Advisory Committee for the Algonquin College Sommelier Certificate Program in Ottawa.
Lynn Sullivan is a Managing Partner of Rosehall Run. Together with her partner, winemaker and viticulturist Dan Sullivan, Lynn oversees all of the administrative functions of the vineyard/winery, tasting bar and Greer Road Grocer.
Lynn is an active participant in the Prince Edward County wine and culinary tourism community and is a former CEO of Taste the County and a past chair of the Prince Edward County Winegrowers Association. Currently, she serves on the Prince Edward County Community and Economic Development Commission and is a member of the Board of Directors of Regional Tourism Organization 9 and the Culinary Tourism Alliance.
Cam and Cindy Reston
Cam and Cindy's unwavering faith in Dan's winemaking talents and Lynn and Dan's management of Rosehall Run has sustained us since our inception in 2001. Cam (JCR) continues to lend support and expertise during the successful growth and development of the vineyard/winery. Cindy Zwicker Reston, Lynn's sister, has been an enthusiastic champion of the family winery while continuing her career as an education professional in Toronto.
J.J. is a hospitality professional with an expertise in wine and culinary and a keen passion for our local food producers, food purveyors, and farm-to-table restaurants. Prior to joining Rosehall Run, J.J. worked with famed Chef Michael Potters at Harvest Restaurant in Picton. Her restaurant and catering background is integral to Rosehall Run's relationship with our County culinary partners and restaurant owners across the province.
Christophe was born in Dijon in Bourgogne, France. He fell in love with Canada after moving to Toronto in the 90s and moved to The County 5 years ago with his partner. Christophe has spent most of his career working in product development, branding and retail management and is involved in the Champagne vineyard of his partner in France. Christophe joined the Rosehall Run team in early 2017 to manage all retail operations - and to combine his professional experience with his love of wine.
Kat first worked at Rosehall Run behind the tasting bar in the Summer of 2014 and re-joined the team as a Marketing and Sales Coordinator and Cellar Hand in May 2017. Kat graduated from the Marketing Management program at the University of Guelph in 2015 and has since worked in marketing for startups and small businesses, while maintaining strong ties to the hospitality industry through serving. She recently returned from a year in British Columbia where she worked as a "Jill of All Trades" at a small winery in the Okanagan Valley and helped to open a restaurant in Vancouver. Kat is passionate about food, wine and everything about Prince Edward County.
DJ joined the Rosehall Run team at the beginning of 2018 as Operations Manager. With 15 years experience in winery operations, starting with 7 years in the Barossa Valley, South Australia, where he grew up, with Orlando Wines, the home of Jacobs Creek as a cellar technician. After migrating to Canada, DJ spent 8 years with the Inniskillin Niagara team under the guidance of winemaker Bruce Nicholson, as cellar coordinator and winemakers assistant. DJ brings with him a wealth of experience in winery operations and management, coupled with a passion for the wine industry and its success.