Experts in Winery Design, Planning, Winemaking & Vineyard Development

“Thank you for taking part in making our dreams come true and for being the wonderful teacher, designer and person that you are. We would not hesitate to recommend you to anyone who needs similar services.”

amy labelle, founder, labelle winery

Serving the wine industry for over 30 years

Hi, I'm Howard Bursen. Let's talk wine!

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Welcome to my world of winemaking and vineyard dreams! I'm Howard Bursen, a Brooklyn native turned winemaker, whose quest for knowledge has taken me around the world, from the lush vineyards of France and Spain to the Napa Valley, to New Zealand and back. It has been nothing short of a passionate adventure.

With over 30 years of hands-on experience, numerous awards, and a knack for sharing my love for wine and winemaking, through teaching, consulting, and creating,  I'm here to invite you on a delightful journey that blends the art and science of winemaking and viticulture. Let's explore the possibilities together, whether you're interested in designing or expanding your own winery, crafting award-winning wines, or cultivating a prize-winning vineyard. Our decades of practical experience in all phases of winery and vineyard operation are at your service.

New Wineries and Vineyards

Save money by avoiding unnecessary expenditures. We'll make sure you get the right building and the right equipment for your dream winery.

Expanding Wineries and Vineyards

Award-winning wines start in the vineyard. We can help you plan the expansion so you get the most for your investment, with minimum disruption to your operation.

Problem-Solving in the Winery

Leverage our 30 years of experience in producing award-winning wines to overcome your winemaking challenges. We're here to assist, whether you're starting from scratch or seeking to elevate your winemaking skills.

What Others Say About WineryPlan

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Phil Burton, Founder, Barrel Builders, Napa Valley, CA

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Harry James, Co-owner, Crystal Ridge Winery

Let's Get Started!

WineryPlan can help you set up, streamline, or expand your winery and vineyard operations. Let us give you the benefit of our 30 years’ experience in the wine industry.