Drytown Cellars is the culmination of a long career in the business. Allen Kreutzer is a veteran of winemaking and vineyard management. He earned his BS in Fermentation Science at UC Davis in 1980, and after stints as a cellar rat and mobile wine bottler with the pioneer Chateau Bottlers, he started making wine with Pedrizzetti in Morgan Hill. Allen obtained a Masters degree in Agricultural Chemistry from Fresno State in 1990. Over the years, Allen has worked for a number of wineries, either in winemaker positions or as consulting enologist, including Washington Hills Cellars in the Yakima Valley and Charles Mitchell Winery in Fairplay. He has worked at Kirigin Cellars in Gilroy for the past 25 years, first for owner Nicholas Kirigin and now under new ownership.