Born: 1942, Norfolk, NE
- 1957 moved to St. Helena
- 1966-1967 US army
- Career with Pacific Bell, AT&T
- 1993 purchased the historic Haug Ranch and ghost winery on Ink Grade
- 1993-present maintain fruit orchards
- 1998 planted Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard, this property is one of the oldest vineyard sites on the Eastern slopes of Howell mountain dating back to the 1860’s.
- 1998-present vineyard manager