Prior to finding his true calling as a Winemaker, Billo misspent several years working in various technical and managerial positions in the Computer Industry. Billo received his BS in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from MIT and his MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Before transitioning into the wine industry Billo obtained an MS...
Lauriano helps to manage all aspects of vineyard including staffing, farming and operations. He has over 25 years in the farm labor industry, working the last 15 years as a Vineyard Manager at several wineries. In his role, he was in charge of all phases of fruit and vegetable farming including helping build a several hundred-acre apple orchard. He brings many talents on top of his knowledge of managing a vineyard, including serving as a mentor to other employees and offering...
Jay Bales oversees operations related to the vineyard. He spends part of every week at the vineyard helping out wherever he is needed. You can find him either on his tractor helping work the land or working closely with Lauriano to ensure the fruit yields are exactly what they need to produce quality wines.