Who is the vineyard manager at Riverbench?
Jim Stollberg is our Vineyard Manager. A graduate of the University of California at Davis with a B.S. in Crop Science and Management, Jim began overseeing vineyard operations at Riverbench in 2006.
Jim works closely with the Riverbench wine making team to maintain a consistent standard in our estate wines, while customizing wine grape farming practices for the dozens of other winemakers who purchase fruit from our vineyard.
Jim's additional expertise ranges from grapes grown on his family ranch in San Miguel to avocado and citrus farming. He lives in Santa Maria with his wife Sammi and two twin boys.