Mike Rawson is a native Nevadan and has been in the food service industry for over 30 years. In 2018, he and his wife Wendi decided to take the plunge into local business ownership to pursue their passions and to serve their community. Wendi Rawson is also a native Nevadan and has been in the legal profession for over 17 years. Combine her organizational and administrative skills with Mike's food service experience - plus their shared love for the local community – make them the perfect pair to create Engine 8 Urban Winery.
Hello! We’re Mike and Wendi Rawson, proud native Nevadans who in 2018 decided to leave the corporate world and open a business that serves our local community. Our dream and passion for wine and wine-making grew into Engine 8 Urban Winery, located within our beloved Sparks, Nevada. We are dedicated to serving consistently high-quality products to our customers and clients, always with integrity and local flavor. Engine 8 Urban Winery is a place where family and friends are welcomed with passion, a fun atmosphere, and most of all – great wine!