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Our Team


Brad Genung, Winemaker
618.893.2557

Brad has been involved in both the investment and production side of the wine business for over 15 years.  In 2002, he decided the Shawnee Hills region would become a major wine producing area in Mid America.  Back then there were several wineries and a handful of vineyards.  Today, Owl Creek is the leading premium winery in a region boasting 22 wineries and 70 vineyards.  He possesses an MBA in finance and an undergraduate education that includes chemistry and physics coursework.  His wines have won many international and regional awards.  He is Owl Creek’s winemaker and a leading advocate of super-premium wine production in the region.