00 "Double Zero" Wines is an exploration of the potential of cool-climate Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in Willamette Valley, Burgundy, and Champagne.
00 "Double Zero" Wines is a family-owned modern house of fine and rare wines established in by Chris and Kathryn Hermann, headquartered in the Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA with Grand Cru French projects in Burgundy and Champagne.
Zero is the number of potential in numerology. As a first-generation American, Chris Hermann named his family winery 00 Wines to represent his relentless quest to push forward the potential of Chardonnay "0" and Pinot Noir "0" in both the New World and the Old World.
Kathryn Hermann comes to the world of fine wine after a career in marketing, product management, and software development at fast growing technology startups at IAC/Interactive Corp in New York City and Techstars incubator graduates in Boulder, Colorado. Prior to co-founding 00 Wines, she was recognized by the Technology Association of Oregon as an emerging entrepreneur to watch for her early-stage startup work. Today Kathryn is responsible for the creative direction of 00 Wines packaging and communications. Kathryn grew up in New England, USA surrounded by the sensory pleasures of seasonal, natural living. Her design aesthetic is influenced by her experience coming of age at the brink of the digital revolution and her love of mid 20th century blues and jazz music instilled by her multi-instrumental musician father. She believes that fine wines must be firmly grounded in terroir, yet presented in a way that speaks cross-culturally to the most discerning international clientele.
The 00 Wines winemakers are at once both traditional and innovative - trained under the most prestigious winemakers and the descendants of prestigious winemaking families in the US and in France. They continue to push the potential of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir forward in their respective regions.
Chris and Kathryn Hermann personally sell to their private clients and the international markets. Our domestic United States sales team has decades of experience working with top resorts, fine dining, and distributors in the US.
OO WINES ALUMNI
WINEMAKERS ON THE RISE
THE 00 WINES ALUMNI TEAM INCLUDES WINEMAKERS ON THE RISE WHO HAVE LAUNCHED NEW PROJECTS AND IN SOME CASES RETURNED TO THEIR FAMILY'S HISTORIC ESTATES AFTER COMPLETING THEIR STAGE WITH 00.
MIKEY D. ETZEL VINTAGE 2012, 2013, 2014
WINEMAKER, BEAUX FRERES, WILLAMETTE VALLEY
Léa Lafon VINTAGE 2015
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, DOMAINE DES COMTES LAFON, MEURSAULT
ALBAN DEBEAULIEU VINTAGE 2016
WINEMAKER, ABBOTT CLAIM, WILLAMETTE VALLEY
MAXENCE LECAT VINTAGE 2017, 2018
WINEMAKER, ENDERLE & MOLL, BADEN