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Wrong Clinton McPherson?

Dr. Clinton McPherson Doc

Founder

Texas Grape Growers Association

Texas Grape Growers Association

Background Information

Employment History

Chemistry Professor
Texas Tech

Chemistry Professor
Texas Tech University

Affiliations

Founder
LLANO ESTACADO WINERY INC

Member, Planted Vinifera
Texas Tech

Web References (9 Total References)


Thornton Winery - Temecula - Gold Medal Wine Club

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Jon's dad, Clinton McPherson, was a chemistry professor at Texas Tech University. And being a wine enthusiast, he was naturally interested in wine chemistry. He researched and experimented with various types of grapes that were being grown in the university's experimental vineyard. When the school plowed it under to make room for more buildings, Clinton started a vineyard of his own. As often happens with wine enthusiast turned wine professional, once you take the plunge there's no turning back. Clinton went on to start a full-fledged winery in 1976, in Lubbock, Texas, called Llano Estacado. He has since founded the Texas Grape Growers Association and been a driving force behind the growth of the Texas wine industry.


Llano Estacado was originally ...

txwinelover.com [cached]

Llano Estacado was originally established in 1976 by Dr. Clinton McPherson and Robert Reed, along with Dr. Roy Mitchell of Texas Tech and other investors.

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Dr. Clinton McPherson or otherwise known as "Doc" is the father of Kim McPherson, owner of McPherson Cellars.


Salado Wine Seller – Salado Winery Blog

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Clinton "Doc" McPherson, a chemistry professor at Texas Tech and founder of Llano Estacado Winery, gave him the dream, he said.


Brushy Creek News

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This caused a delay in development, despite the fact that some knowledgeable pioneers, such as Dr. Clint McPherson, who was with Texas Tech, planted vinifera.


Texas Wines – Salado Winery Blog

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Clinton "Doc" McPherson, a chemistry professor at Texas Tech and founder of Llano Estacado Winery, gave him the dream, he said.

Both he and his father were inducted into the Who's Who in Food and Wine Texas Hall of Fame in 1999.

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