Kenny Joe Schuchter, a second-generation owner and 50 year industry veteran, operates Valley Vineyards, the second-largest estate grown winery in Ohio.
Schuchter served as a board member and as president of the Ohio Wine Producers Association, and on the Ohio Grape Industries Committee and its research committee.
His father, Ken Shuchter, who passed away in October 2016, was inducted into the Ohio Wine Hall of Fame 14 years ago.
Pictured left to right: Kenny Jo Schuchter and Greg Pollman, wine maker at Valley Vineyards since 1985, in the cellar of the winery.
Image courtesy of the Ohio Wine Producers Association.