Joel Specializes in Grapevines. He is the nursery’s grapevine field rep in Oregon and Washington.
Joel has been professional Vineyard manager in Oregon’s Willamette Valley since 1980. He received a BS in Geography/Environmental Science from University of Oregon. His Management Company is called Vinetenders LLC has farmed and developed many premier vineyard and winery locations in Willamette Valley. Joel and his family grow pinot noir and pinot gris, Chardonnay on their vineyards for their small winery in Yamhill county. Joel has worked as the Oregon Field Representative for Duarte Nursery since 1998.
He is a current member of the Oregon Farm Bureau, Professional Member of American Society of Enology and Viticulture, Oregon Vine Improvement Committee.
Phone: (503) 435-8932