Billo Naravane, MW is the owner and winemaker of Rasa Vineyards, an artisanal winery in Walla Walla, and provides consulting winemaking and viticulture services for clients such as Delmas, Echo Ridge Cellars, Mackey Vineyards, Rivaura, and Sinclair Estate Vineyards. He attended UC Davis where he earned an MS in Viticulture and Enology. Billo received his Master of Wine in 2017. In addition to his winemaking and vineyard responsibilities, Billo works as an Adjunct Professor at Washington State University.
Prior to making the transition to the wine industry, Billo worked as a manager and consultant in the technology industry for companies such as Oracle, Netscape and Hewlett Packard. He studied mathematics and computer science at MIT and electrical engineering at Stanford University and is incredibly thankful that he hasn’t written a line of code in approximately 10 years.
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