Stoked and honored to introduce you all to rockstar winemaker Adam Lazarre! Adam was the visionary winemaker behind the popular Cali brands Rex Goliath and Cycles Gladiator. He’s a Finger Lakes native who dropped out college and did a 7-year Navy tour prior to enrolling in California’s Fresno State’s Department of Viticulture and Enology to follow his passion and dream of becoming a winemaker.
Adam isn’t interested in producing a small allotment of pricey wine accessible to a select few. Instead, he loves to produce great wines that taste 2x to 3x times their price. Knowing that, on any given night, someone, somewhere is enjoying his wine. Success and corporate winemaking philosophy expanded the Cycles Gladiator brand and Adam eventually parted ways but has since returned back to the helm to pedal the brand back on track.
Adam is also proprietor and winemaker of Lazarre Wines – Badass small lot wines from the central coast of California. It started off as a single-vineyard Pinot Noir project and has grown to include Merlot, Albarino, Sauv Blanc, Vin Gris and Chardonnay offerings. His vision is to craft wines that he loves to drink – approachable, quality and varietally correct wines with balance, complexity and harmony. He recommends enjoying them naked.