The Artists

Our label designs feature the work of several extremely talented artists.   We also feature guest artists on limited edition bottles and specialty items.   If you have an idea for a label design, contact us!

Da₦ Z₫i£₤₳ - Migration Sauvignon Blanc


Dan Zdilla is an artist, musician and teacher from Lancaster Pennsylvania. He works in collage, creating naturalistic imagery that is at times representational or allegorical. His current work is made exclusively from National Geographic magazines and glue. He is a 2005 graduate of Millersville University with a degree in art education, and a 2018 graduate of Millersville University with a master’s degree in art education. He lives and works in Lancaster City with his wife Katie, daughter Cecilia and dog Frannie.

Collage is the ideal medium for taking an existing image and removing its original context, thereby altering the visual connotation. With my collage and decollage work I have sought to further deconstruct the original imagery into fundamental scraps and bits of formal elements such as color, value and texture. I reassemble these elements into new images; often representational and sometimes allegorical. Although this is essentially ‘painting’ with paper, I enjoy reflecting on the history and provenance inherent in each scrap. With varying conspicuousness each shred carries some of its former meaning and contributes to the depth and meaning of the new image.
As far back as I can remember, National Geographic magazines have excited my imagination. They are a rich visual record of the natural and cultural world. Using them exclusively for my collages imposes a creative constraint while being full enough of lush imagery to give me what feels like endless possibilities in creation. I never tire of flipping through thousands of pages to find just the right piece.

Featured Student Artist - Annie Kitchell
2020 Country Red

Annie Kitchell is enrolled at Kutztown University and is actively pursuing Communication Studies and Fine Art.  Annie hopes to embark on a journey that marries her love of art and graphic design.

Brian Lehman - Reserve, Chambourcin, Blaufrankish & Riesling (2020)

My creative endeavors are carved from my life experiences.  Balancing a hectic schedule and family life, I now tailor my once large image-making habits to fit my lifestyle.  Carrying my pocket-sized sketchbook everywhere I go allows me to take advantage of every spare moment.  Waiting in a doctors office, standing in line at Starbucks, family camping trips, church services, meetings at work all become platforms for capturing what I see and hear.  

This image produced by Deerfoot Vineyards and Winery was fashioned after a sketch created the summer of 2015 when I traveled for two months from coast to coast visiting State and National Parks with my family. My sketches have come to be a visual record of my life. I strive to live by the credo, “Not a day without a line.”

Keith is an artist and Illustrator living in Columbia PA.
Artwork Featured On : Explorer Chardonnay,  Explorer Tannat

Russell Helms - Goblin Alchemy

Russell Helms is a professional graphic designer and illustrator. A native Texan, Russell was brought up on comic books, Conan the Barbarian, Dungeons & Dragons, and Heavy Metal which may explain his passion for all things fantasy. Russell’s favorite fantasy artists are Frank Frazetta and Den Beauvais. In his spare time, Russell draws, plays tabletop games, and spends time with his wife, daughters and their families, and grand kids.

Dr. Jaime Linn Brown

Jaime Linn Brown is an artist, advocate of students through the arts, and is an educator in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Jaime’s current research, Socially Just Artmaking: A Practitioner’s Inquiry of Passionate Teaching for Compassionate Action, empowers students to challenge majoritarian stories as they draw upon their own lived experience through self-directed, meaningful artmaking for art activism. She holds a Masters degree in Art Education from Millersville and an Educational Doctorate in Transformational Teaching and Learning from Kutztown University.  Jaime is an owner and the artistic director of Deerfoot Vineyards and Winery. 

The human experience is about connections between moments of time and the deeply embedded history of physical objects. My artistic process focuses on the collecting of artifacts from my lived experience and exploring how narratives change as they are rendered in different groupings through observational drawing and painting, and fused glass. My fascination with embedded history has inspired me to utilize literal lenses of Science in my work. I investigate both deep space objects and found objects on the cellular level through the use of a telescope and high-powered microscope. An American astronomer, Carl Sagan explains, “We are a way for the universe to know itself. Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We long to return. And we can, because the cosmos is also within us. We’re made of star stuff” (Cosmos, 1980). The elements that are contained within our bodies and the earth were first forged in ancient stars over 4.5 billion years ago. I continue to seek for ways to investigate existence through the creation of art and examination of objects great and small. 

Jaime’s Artwork is featured on these labels.

  • Comfy Couch
  • Cherry
  • Deerfoot Mead
  • Country Rose
  • Norton Port
  • Patriot Blueberry
  • Pinot Noir