Left to right: John McCarthy, Pedro Rubio and Clint Nelson

Pedro Rubio, General Manager, Beckstoffer Vineyards, Red Hills
A member of the Beckstoffer Vineyards team since 2008, Pedro overseas all viticulture operations at our Red Hills vineyards An extremely talented farmer and viticulturalist, with a degree in Electronic Engineering from Guadalajara, Pedro combines professionalism, management skills and technical expertise to make the Red Hills team function like a well-oiled machine. As a former musician, we are told that Pedro is quite talented but we have yet to convince him to perform for us.

John McCarthy, Vineyard Manager, Beckstoffer Vineyards, Red Hills
Raised in the Red Hills, John grew up farming wine grapes and knows the local area and community well. After earning a degree in Viticulture from Fresno State University, John went on to receive his MBA in Wine Business from Sonoma State University and obtain his PCA and CCA licenses. You can typically find him in the vineyards with his dog, a blue heeler mix named Ruby. His passion for farming, the outdoors, good food and wine make him a valuable asset to the Beckstoffer Team and an engaged member of the wine industry.

Clint Nelson, Vineyard Manager, Beckstoffer Vineyards, Red Hills
Utilizing his background in research and outreach, Clint supervises canopy management, irrigation and technical viticulture practices at the Red Hills vineyards. With a bachelor’s of science in Biological Sciences and a master’s of science in Viticulture and Enology, Clint brings valuable insight and expertise regarding how cultural practices and irrigation influence grape and wine chemistry. Also an avid sports fan, Clint is always up for a lively debate regarding his favorite teams.