Sad news to report: Christopher Robert Johnson, winemaker for Kendall Jackson, passed away on April 4 from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He was 46. Johnson had Sacramento roots, graduating from Jesuit High School, and went on to earn his oenology degree from California State University, Fresno. A memorial celebration was held Saturday at Johnson's Calistoga home.
To read Johnson's funeral notice and leave a remembrance, click here.