Born and raised in San Francisco, Alex Holman graduated from CSU Fresno with a B.S. in Chemistry after spending five years in the U.S. Army. Having worked in every sub-AVA in Sonoma County, Alex feels the diversity of Notre Vue Estate’s terroir and grape varieties is second to none. He is very passionate about combining innovation with traditional practices as well as nurturing the marriage between science and art. Alex is also an avid home chef and gardener.
David comes to us with a diverse background in the world of Food & Wine. A professionally trained chef and Certified Sommelier, David is also a digital marketing whiz and an all around good guy. In his spare time he enjoys hiking the hills of Sonoma County, spending time with his wife and two dogs, and whipping up tasty backyard barbeque.
Jared joins the team at Notre Vue bringing his creative film and cinematography background to our wine club & tasting room. Wine meets film!! Stay tuned to what Notre Vue has to offer - wine, events and exciting new shared experiences. Jared is proud to be the public face of the winery. You can often find Jared touring the estate with camera in hand. His passion: learning all aspects of the family business, from vine to glass!
Almost 25 years ago Doug laid the infrastructure that keeps the Estate and Vineyards functioning at their best. Doug's vision for Notre Vue Estate Winery and Vineyards was key in getting everything started. Today he can feel pride in the development. He is the essential element that keeps it all running effectively. In his time off he enjoys hiking on the Estate and flying his plane with his true love, Julie Hagler Lumgair.
Daniel grew up in Petaluma and graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo with a degree in Agricultural Business. He has worked in the vineyards for Bayview Vineyards in Napa, Balletto Vineyards in Sonoma and Gallo Vineyards in Monterey and San Luis Obispo as well as in in the Marlborough region of New Zealand. He has broad experience across numerous areas of grape growing. Charles lives in Petaluma and enjoys home brewing and playing banjo in a local New Orleans-style jazz band. He enjoys the unique aspects of the property, the chance to work in two distinct growing regions within one estate.
Ralph was determined to learn the wine industry from the ground up by schooling and working in the vineyards and cellars of California’s North Coast. Based on his skill, integrity and dedication, Ralph stepped into his current role after being hired as an intern in 2011. Quiet and hardworking while in the office, he'll happily talk grapes and wine with you any time.
Throw anything at Bret and he’ll tackle it head on with a smile. University of Davis graduate who worked in some of the best known Sonoma and Napa wineries. His management of construction project fit right in with the development of the Estate. He is a key member of the Vineyards Team. Bret does it all.
After living on the Estate and working in the vineyards for over 38 years, Lupe knows this place better than anyone. Season by season he guides his crew in the cultivation of some of the County’s highest quality grapes. He leads by example and there’s no one we’ve seen who can match his speed, efficiency and precision in the vineyard. Lupe lives on the property with his wife and several cats.
From some seriously complicated accounting to coordinating wholesale orders, Trish stays very busy. Lucky for everyone, though, she’s very organized and does a great job staying on top of it all. A proud mother, Trish knows her biggest accomplishment is raising her sons Josh and Ryan to be the wonderful, kind and amazing young men that they are.
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