John McCann is the co-owner and winemaker of North Branch Vineyards in Montpelier, Vermont. John is a Vermont Tech and University of Vermont engineering alumnus and graduated in 1992 and 1998. After graduation, John moved to Santa Maria, California, and worked as an aerospace engineer with the Boeing Company. John developed his passion in viticulture and enology while living amongst vineyards and wineries. In 2004, he moved back to Vermont and continued his work in the aerospace industry while pursuing his dream. In 2007, John established North Branch Vineyards, a small winery that lies beside the North Branch River in Montpelier, producing unique wines using locally and regionally grown grapes.