The Winemakers Hands
Sharon Roeder is one of the few women who is both a winery owner and winemaker in the state of Virginia. Roeder who has a Master's of Science in Foreign ServiceFrom Georgetown University left her government job five years ago to pursue her dream of wine making and to open Barrel Oak Winery in Delaplane, VA. Instead of manicured hands, her are stained from the juice of the grapes. They often keep a purple tinge to them for weeks at time during harvest season.