FS Vineyard Hero

Our People

about bill foley 1

Bill Foley


Proprietor Bill Foley acquired the iconic Chalk Hill Estate in 2010. Bill and his wife Carol’s passion and love of Burgundian varietals made Chalk Hill an intriguing venture. In addition to his role as vintner, Bill Foley is the Chairman, CEO and Governor of the National Hockey League’s 31st franchise, the Vegas Golden Knights.

Foley Sonoma Winemaker ChristinaZapel

Christina Zapel


With over thirteen years of winemaking experience, Christina brings a fresh perspective to traditional winemaking at Foley Sonoma. Passionate about creativity and innovation, she thrives on the opportunity each harvest brings to challenge herself with new techniques, gently guiding the fruit toward becoming the truest expression of varietal and terroir.