Vanessa Robledo recently joined Black Coyote Chateau, Napa as President and Partner. The winery name was created to honor the union of four very prominent gentlemen who collaborated their time, energy, interest, and resources into the Napa Valley wine industry. Dr. Ernest Al Bates, Dr. Olin Robison, Jack Ruffle, and Stanley S. Trotman, Jr. enjoy fine wine, each other’s good company, and the quality of life that’s synonymous with Napa Valley. They also enjoy the consulting winemaking expertise from well-known Marco DiGiulo. http://blackcoyotewines.com/;
Reynaldo Robledo, Sr. came to America in 1968 when he was 16 years old. He was the oldest of 13 children and his responsibility was to help support his family. He arrived at a labor camp the Christian Brothers hosted in Napa Valley, which still exists today. The day he arrived he began pruning in February of 1968. He knew there were great opportunities in t all about Atlas Peak Cabernet Sauvignon
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