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Gunpowder Creek LLC



Gunpowder Creek Winery

Richland, Washington

Once a Revolutionary War stream for rebels’ explosives production, Gunpowder Creek is the new rebel base for explosive production of Washington wines.

From its first vintage in 2015 wine off Phinny Hill Vineyard, you've arrived at the launchpad. 


Caleb Foster

Winemaker / Vigneron / Dreamer

Hard working hands-on dreamer of all things grape and wine.

 - Caleb fortunately apprenticed with Rick Small at Woodward Canyon from 1991-1998, learning the top quality path from vineyard to bottle and winery to dinner table. Then in 1999 on to Ch. Ste. Michelle making wines with Ernie Losen, next in 2000 to Marlborough NZ making Babich, Matua, Nautilus, Jackson Estate, Wairau River, Foxes Island and others, then back to WA in 2001 making Glen Fiona, Mt. Baker Vyds, starting Buty and Beast, in 2002 touring RSA making Quoin Rock in Stellenbosch, then in 2013 onto Double Canyon and since 2014 winemaker for Bookwalter Winery. Many winemaking mentors and brilliant wine teams the world over have blessed Caleb's journey across many wine styles producing critically acclaimed wines in every region and winery.