French Lick Winery owner and vintner John Doty graduated from Purdue University with a degree in agricultural economics and finance in 1978. He worked in agribusiness banking for 22 years before retiring to work full time at the winery.
Kim Doty is cellar-master and certified by the American Wine Society as a wine judge. She graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Horticulture/Greenhouse Management. For 28 years she worked for the US Postal Service, first as a clerk and later as postmaster, before retiring to devote all of her time to the winery.
John and Kim married in 1978 and together raised two boys, Aaron and Nick, who have also joined the family business as winemakers.
The Doty Family ( see image )
Aaron, Kim, John, Nick, and his wife Laurelin