John Whitehurst

John Whitehurst

John Whitehurst, founder and owner of Sauvignon John

John Whitehurst is the founder and owner of Sauvignon John Inc., a Houston based winery. John graduated from Texas A&M University in 2017 and previously worked as a VP for Frost Bank in their Commercial Lending department.

John enjoys hunting, playing tennis, and spending time with his wife, Carly, and their two dogs. John is an avid whitetail deer hunter. Born in Corpus Christi, John has hunted South Texas his entire life. In addition to whitetail hunting, John also enjoys dove hunting and quail hunting with his German short-haired pointer.

Sauvignon John was recently voted “Best Wine of the Year” per Swoon magazine’s latest issue in January of 2022. Currently, they make a Cabernet Sauvignon, a Sauvignon Blanc, and a Rosé wine.

Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a non-profit organization, exempt from federal income tax, under section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The charitable deduction for contributions to HSCF is the cash amount of the contribution, less the value of goods and services received, to the extent permitted by law. HSCF EIN 74-2177975. Please contact your tax advisor concerning deductibility of any payments as business deductions. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization.