General Manager, Mac’s Creek Winery
Barry McFarland is the Director of Operations at Mac’s Creek Vineyards & Winery in Lexington, Nebraska. In 1999, Barry and his family decided to take the leap of faith in beginning their dream to open a world class winery on the prairies of Nebraska and have enjoyed 16 harvests. They knew they wanted a vineyard and winery that not only focused on creating incredible wines but also developing those wines through sustainable practices to benefit future generations.
Barry served as Assistant Superintendent of Lexington Public School before moving into the family business full-time in 2014. Currently he oversees the business operations and tasting room location in Lexington and in Kearney, Nebraska. Barry holds a Ed.S. from the University of Nebraska Kearney as well as a certificate from the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University.