Dr. Eric Grigsby
Driven by a deep appreciation for his family's heritage and a desire to carry on their legacy, Dr. Grigsby is actively involved in the management and operation of Grigsby Vineyard. Drawing upon his medical and business background, he introduced modern techniques while honoring the time-honored practices that have shaped the vineyard's history.
Dr. Grigsby's commitment to preserving the land and nurturing the grapes by hand has resulted in wines that truly embody the essence of the vineyard and the Grigsby family's legacy.
Beyond his contributions to the vineyard, Dr. Eric Grigsby is a respected member of the community, known for his philanthropy and commitment to improving the lives of others.
Tom Sherwood, a distinguished winemaker, is recognized for his extraordinary talent and unwavering commitment to crafting exceptional wines. With a lifelong passion for winemaking and a deep appreciation for the artistry involved, Tom has dedicated his career to honing his craft and creating wines of distinction.
His winemaking approach is marked by a delicate balance of tradition and innovation. Tom's dedication to his craft extends beyond the cellar. He is known for his hands-on approach and collaboration with Sergio and our Vineyard team, actively participating in every stage - from vine to bottle.
As the winemaker at Grigsby Vineyard, Tom Sherwood has become an integral part of the estate's legacy. His passion, skill, and dedication contribute to the creation of wines that embody the essence of the vineyard and honor the Grigsby family's storied history.
Sergio Melgoza, a highly skilled and dedicated vineyard manager, is an invaluable asset to the Grigsby Vineyard team. It is often said, and there is no exaggeration that Sergio knows every vine on the Grigsby Vineyard intimately.
With over thirty years of experience in vineyard management, Sergio has a deep knowledge of viticulture and a genuine love and respect for the land. Born with a natural affinity for agriculture, Sergio developed a passion for vineyard management early in his life. Over the years, he has honed his expertise and refined his techniques through hands-on experience.
Today Sergio acts as a steward of the Grigsby Vineyard, managing our wonderful small family based team who’s skillful dedication allows us to create wines with a true sense of place. If you look closely, you might spy Sergio on each Grigsby label!
Our experienced vineyard team carefully oversee every aspect of grape cultivation, from planting and pruning to canopy management and harvest.
With a deep understanding of our unique microclimate, soil composition, and grape varietals, they ensure that our vines thrive and produce the highest quality fruit.
We take enormous pride in the collective efforts of Sergio, Arcelia, Fredy, Francisco, Margarita, Ernesto, Jaime, Maria Elena, Christian, and Juan Carlos - as we always say, great wines start in the vineyard.