High Wine is Xavier Pastrano on guitar, vocals, keys, harmonica and suitcase beat kit. Emily Jelen sings and helps out on percussion and guitar. Aaron Clark is on on bass. The band met at a coffee shop where Xavier and Emily worked and Aaron was a regular customer.
High Wine gets its name from a slang term used in the Depression era for a concoction of moonshine and wine.
The band was chosen Campground Contest winners at the 2013 Sioux River Folk Festival in Newton Hills State Park.