Afterwords Epilogue

NAPA, Calif., (Nov. 9, 2023) – After years of dedication and immersion in the dynamic world of wine, Anton and Lisa Van de Plas proudly announce the establishment of their ultra-small lot luxury wine brand, Afterwords Wines. This exciting venture is poised to captivate wine enthusiasts with its exceptional craftsmanship and distinctive character.

With an unwavering commitment to producing exceptional wines, Afterwords Wines has enlisted the talents of renowned winemaker Julien Fayard. Known for his expertise and artistry, Fayard brings his wealth of experience and passion to the brand, ensuring the highest standards of quality and innovation.

The couple’s journey in the wine industry has been marked by a deep-rooted appreciation for the art and science of winemaking. Having honed their skills and knowledge over the years, they are now ready to share their expertise with the world through their own brand.

“Afterwords Wines is the culmination of our lifelong passion for wine and our desire to create truly exceptional and distinctive bottles,” said Anton Van de Plas, Co-founder of Afterwords Wines. “We believe that every bottle tells a unique story, and we strive to capture the essence of that narrative in every sip.”

Lisa Van de Plas, Co-founder of Afterwords Wines, added, “Our collaboration with Julien Fayard, whose talent and experience are unparalleled, elevates our wines to new heights. We are thrilled to embark on this journey together and to offer wine lovers an extraordinary experience with each bottle.”

With an emphasis on ultra-small lot production, Afterwords Wines sets itself apart by focusing on meticulous attention to detail in every step of the winemaking process. This allows for an intimate exploration of the terroir, resulting in wines that truly embody the spirit of their origin.

To learn more about Afterwords Wines and their exceptional offerings, please visit their website at The website provides a comprehensive overview of the brand’s philosophy, their winemaking approach, and the compelling stories behind each bottle.