Fred Beroldo

Fred Beroldo

(Jeff’s Great Uncle)

Born: San Pablo, CA 1911

Passed: St. Helena, CA 2001

  • Farmed grapes and orchard crops in Napa Valley for over 60 years.
  • Home winemaker
  • Produced wine with his father-in-law Gioachino Riorda at Sunnyhill Winery.
  • Assisted in running Sunny St. Helena Wine Company for many years.
  • Drove truck for Beringer Winery hauling both wine and grapes from all over Northern California. (his wife would often accompany him on the early 3AM runs to Geyserville and beyond)
  • 1946 owned Sutter Home Winery for a short period of time then sold to two brothers, John J. and Mario Trinchero
  • Loved the outdoors, gardening and baseball, (played for the Blue Sox, St. Helena semi-pro baseball team in the 1950’s)
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