Martin Mochizuki | Vineyard Consultant
Martin Mochizuki has over 25 years of experience working in the production of premium wine grapes. As a viticulturist and owner of Walsh Vineyards Management in Napa Valley he farmed vineyards for several prestigious wineries such as: Saintsbury, Shafer vineyards, Beaulieu Vineyards, Silverado Vineyards, Cuvaison Vineyard, and Clos Pegase Vineyard. As a consultant with Crop Care Associates, and later with Mochizuki and Associates he advised growers and wineries on viticultural practices at: Sterling Vineyards, Iron Horse vineyard, Dutton Ranch, Robert Young vineyards, Murphy-Goode vineyards, Kendall-Jackson winery, and Simi winery among others.
Mr. Mochizuki has been a board member with various organizations such as: the American Society of Enology and Viticulture, and the Napa County Farm Bureau. He has been the program director for the Unified Wine Grape Symposium, and on the research review board for the American Vineyard Foundation.
Martin has a degree from the University of California at Berkeley in pest management, and a graduate degree in viticulture from California State University Fresno.
He is currently working with the county of Napa as the Grower Liaison for the European Grapevine Moth Control Project. In addition he is working with Constellation as a consultant and project manager for their vineyard development projects.