Bud Rorden


The patriarch of the Rorden family wine operation, Bud is a highly accomplished engineer, businessman, and winemaker. Now retired, he was a pioneer in the satellite-building industry and CEO of a successful company, Develco. As a serious amateur winemaker, Bud has developed methods of

producing wines of exceptional quality and character over the years. Much of his winemaking knowledge, passed on to his children, forms the basis for the methods used in Cantiga Wineworks.