Lucia Vineyards is owned by the legendary Gary Pisoni. Mr. Pisoni has been advocating Santa Lucia Highlands Pinot Noir for over 20 years. Both of his sons are involved in the family business- Mark is the vineyard manager and Jeff is the winemaker for Lucia Vineyards. Michael Zardo is the assistant winemaker.
Gary Pisoni’s is from an established family of Monterey County farmers. His parents, Eddie and Jane Pisoni, have been cultivating their land in Salinas Valley for over 60 years.
The most recent releases of Lucia Vineyards include the 2005 Garys’ Vineyard Pinot Noir, 2005 Santa Lucia Highlands Blend Pinot Noir (Gary’s Vineyard and Pisoni Vineyard), Garys’ Vineyard Syrah, Susan’s Hill Syrah (elevated block in Pisoni Vineyard), Lucia Chardonnay (blend of 3 blocks from Pisoni Vineyard), and Lucy (Pinot Noir Rose).