Robledo Oral History

Reynaldo Robledo, Sr. is the first Mexican migrant worker in the United States to open his own tasting room and winery.

Reynaldo Robledo, Sr. first came from Michoacan, Mexico to the Napa-Sonoma area with his father to work in the orchards and vineyards in 1968 at the age of 16. With incredible fortitude and ambition, Reynaldo took advantage of every opportunity to learn the craft of viticulture and acquire business acumen. While supporting a family of nine children, he started his own vineyard management business. His company now manages 700 acres plus 200 of his own.

Robledo Oral History (pdf)