Related Information for Winery Dogs The Winery Dogs is an American rock supergroup formed in Brooklyn, NY in 2012 by Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Adrenaline Mob, Avenged Sevenfold), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and Richie Kotzen (Poison, Mr. Big).When asked about the band's main influences, Mike Portnoy commented that they are working towards a classic rock sound, influenced by Led Zeppelin, Cream, Jimi Hendrix, Grand Funk Railroad, as well as newer artists such as Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Black Crowes and Lenny Kravit.. read more