DAYTON, OR--(Marketwired - Mar 1, 2016) - Sokol Blosser Winery has added Henry Kibit as executive chef and culinary director. Kibit will oversee the creation and execution of all culinary events at the winery. With Kibit on staff, Sokol Blosser's private event and catering capabilities have increased to accommodate groups seeking tailored tastings, meeting experiences, hosted luncheons and dinners and more.

"Henry is an experienced, talented and dedicated chef who possesses just the right ingredients to lead our culinary program," said co-president and CEO Alison Sokol Blosser. "His passion for regional cuisine and sustainability is a perfect fit for Sokol Blosser. With Henry now on board, we're able to offer guests a new level of hospitality in a setting that is uniquely Oregon."

Before joining Sokol Blosser, Kibit grew his talents at local Portland restaurants such as Noble Rot, D.O.C., Fireside and most recently, Crown Paella. He has also spent time in Napa, California, working at Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bistro and Ad Hoc. When out of the kitchen, Kibit is an avid nature lover who enjoys hiking, foraging and spending time with his family.

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About Sokol Blosser Winery
Nearly 45 years ago, before there was an Oregon wine industry, the Sokol Blosser family began growing grapes and creating exemplary wines. Located on a certified organic 85-acre planted vineyard in Oregon's Dundee Hills sub appellation, B Corp-certified Sokol Blosser Winery consistently captures the terroir of the region as expressed through the brilliance of its estate fruit. The winery produces pinot noir, pinot gris, chardonnay, riesling and small quantities of single block pinot noirs under its Sokol Blosser brand name, as well as a white blend, red blend, pinot noir and sparkling wine under the Evolution brand name. Visit to learn more.

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