Rich Hartenberger

Meet Rich Hartenberger, the charismatic winemaker behind Midnight Cellars. With a blend of wit, humor, and dedication Rich has navigated the challenges of starting a new winery in the early days of the Paso Robles wine scene. Rich's hands-on approach to every aspect of the winemaking reflects his unwavering dedication and passion for creating accessible, affordable, and fun wines for everyone to enjoy. Through 29 years of steep learning curves, Rich Hartenberger's legacy at Midnight Cellars continues to inspire wine enthusiasts and newbies alike, reminding us all that with perseverance and a dash of humor, dreams can indeed become reality.