at Northwest Vineyard Service I have the enjoyment
and satisfaction of seeing the work I do develop and
grow into a producing vineyard. I enjoy
working for the owners who are very honest, patient
and considerate people that recognize the value of
their employees. I look forward to each new
day as an opportunity to learn something new."
Luciano is the
Assistant Manager of Development and Farming.
He started with Northwest Vineyard Service in 1998
as a field worker, quickly learning all of the
seasonal jobs of a vineyard with "on the job
training taught by the company owner, Robert
In 1999 he became a
farming crew foreman. Soon he began training as a
vineyard layout specialist. To date he has
supervised the installation of approximately 1000
acres of vineyard trellis for NVS clients.
At the Chemeketa
Viticulture Center, Luciano has completed courses
such as Pesticide Applicator Training, Winegrape
Canopy & Fruit Management and Winegrape Winter