Ledbetter family honored by CAWG
Sacramento, Calif.—The Ledbetter family, which owns and operates Lodi-based Vino Farms, received the California Association of Winegrape Growers’ Grower of the Year Award. The Ledbetters maintain 15,000 acres of vineyards throughout California, growing more than a dozen wine grape varieties and selling to nearly 150 wineries. The business is led by John Ledbetter, Jim Ledbetter, Kim Ledbetter-Bronson, Craig Ledbetter, Marissa Ledbetter and Megan Ledbetter. “Vino Farms leads by example,” said Rodney Schatz, past chairman of the CAWG board of directors and Lodi wine grape grower in a news release. “They are always engaged in the issues and challenges that growers face, not only in Lodi but also throughout California."