Larry brings a wealth of expertise to the vineyard management practices at Martian Ranch. His focus is exclusively on Santa Barbara County, and as a result, he is intimately familiar with the unique macroclimates and soils in the Santa Ynez and Los Alamos valleys. His crew (including Sal, Fernando & Moises) work year-round at the ranch, from pruning to harvest and beyond.
Philippe Armenier - Winemaker, Biodynamic Consultant
Philippe Armenier is originally from Provence, France where he was the owner of Domaine Marcoux in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Immersed in the biodynamic farming principles set forth nearly a century ago by Rudolf Steiner, Philippe came to California in 2001 bring his biodynamic farming expertise to west coast vineyards.
Philippe is now Winemaker at Martian Ranch, as well as consulting with more than 30 vineyards across California, Oregon and Washington throughout the course of the year on their biodynamic farming programs.
Fabian Geyrhalter - Label, Website & Martian Design
Born in Vienna, Austria, Fabian Geyrhalter is the founder, principal and creative director of Los Angeles based Geyrhalter Wine Group. Despite winning numerous international awards for his design work and teaching at the Art Center College of Design, he also found time to take this photograph.
To see more of his photography or to simply revel in the many facets of this amazing man, visit his website.
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