MEET OUR PEOPLE
Stokes Brothers Farms / Owner & Grower
HOW MANY YEARS HAVE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY BEEN FARMING WINEGRAPES?
My family started farming in the 1940s. I’ve been farming since 1986.
HOW MANY ACRES DO YOU FARM?
We farm more than 1,500 acres.
WHAT IS THE MOST DIFFICULT ASPECT OF FARMING WINEGRAPES?
I FARM BECAUSE…
It’s just what I do. And I’m good at it.
IF YOU HAD TO CHOOSE ANOTHER CAREER OR START OVER, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?
I’d be a banker.
WHO HAS BEEN THE MOST INFLUENTIAL MENTOR IN YOUR CAREER?
WHAT ITEMS ARE CURRENTLY IN THE CENTER CONSOLE OR GLOVEBOX OF YOUR TRUCK OR CAR?
Backwoods cigars, iPad, a water bottle, and face masks.
CURRENTLY, WHAT’S YOUR GO-TO DRINK?