|Our Management Team|
Our management team is lead by Robert Pirie. He has more than 30 years experience in the farming industry, most of those years spent in management of vineyards. Robert is a graduate of Fresno State University with a degree in Plant Science. He continues his education with the annual CAWG (California Association of Wine Growers) Business and Educational Conference and attends San Joaquin County Pest Control; Safety Updates. He is one of the first members of The Lodi Rules!
Robert has traveled to many wine regions including Italy and Australia to study farming practices. Robert's current projects to strengthen farming in our community include his work with the Lodi Woodbridge Winegrape Commission as part of the team who wrote the Lodi Workbook and criteria for The Lodi Rules Program.
Jeff has over 20 years experience with farming and equipment management. Jeff is one of the members responsible for the daily management of the vineyards. This includes data collection, cluster counts, plant stress monitoring, supervising labor force and determining the best viticulture practices for each individual vineyard. He graduated with a degree in Plant Science from Fresno State University. Jeff continues his education through the CAWG Annual Business and Educational Conference and attends the San Joaquin County Pest Control Safety updates.
The final member of our management team is Brian Anderson. Brian, like Jeff, is responsible for the daily management of the vineyards. He is a graduate of Fresno State University with a degree in Plant Science. Brian brings over 15 years of experience including his ability to use scientific knowledge to enhance farming practice. He continues his education through the CAWG Annual Business and Educational Conference and attends the San Joaquin County Pest Control Safety updates. He also takes time to travel and study other wine growing regions.
Brian also is part of a research committee for the Lodi Woodbridge Wine Grape Commission.