Tom has always loved wine, and even hosted wine dinners with friends when he was in college. A native of Palm Springs, California, Tom Davies graduated from Chico State University in 1979 with a degree in Business Management. He was so committed to getting into the wine business, he slept in a tent at the State Park in the Napa Valley to save money while searching for work. Impressed with his attitude and enthusiasm, Dario Sattui hired him in the summer of 1980 at $5 an hour to work in V. Sattui Winery’s tasting room and cellar. Tom was among the first 10 employees hired at V. Sattui. His great business sense and knowledge of the wine industry propelled him to the top at V. Sattui. Tom is now President and Part-Owner of V. Sattui Winery.
Tom, his wife, Cara, and their daughter, Michaela have traveled extensively in Europe and have made Italy their favorite home away from the Napa Valley, spending time there every summer.