Robert (Bob) Aldridge has been an integral part of St. Francis Winery & Vineyards in Sonoma since joining the business in 2002 when he was hired as the Chief Financial Officer. With an interest in all aspects of the wine industry, Bob became a Sommelier by passing the exam given by the Court of Master Sommeliers. Bob also enrolled in UC Davis and graduated from their two year Viticulture and Enology program.
Today Bob is the Vice President of French American Vintners West and also oversees the financial management and operations of Sequoia Grove Winery in Napa, Domaine Carneros in Napa and Résonance Winery in Oregon.
Bob finds endless inspiration taking in the view from the top of St. Francis’ Lagomarsino Estate Vineyard and tasting wines and comparing blends with the winemakers to craft distinctive wines that are reflective of the beauty and diversity of Sonoma County’s wine regions.