Despite childhood aspirations of being a world traveler, our Assistant Winemaker Keith lives about 20 minutes from where he was raised, but loves Sonoma county and has been fortunate enough to travel to some pretty amazing places as well.
“Pinot Noir is the varietal I cut my teeth on, and it is still the one I love the most. Making a great Pinot Noir—one with nuance, elegance and a deep and meaningful sense of place—is incredibly difficult, and to me is the ultimate challenge.”
Rosendo, part of Team Emeritus since 1999, is a two-time Sonoma County Pruning Champion and leads our crew when it comes to pruning and training both young and newly grafted vines to produce top quality grapes.
Riggs, our Assistant Vineyard Manager, was born into the wine industry. When Emeritus Vineyards was established, he was out planting vines with the crew and has been a piece of the Emeritus puzzle ever since.