Lucas Pope

Vineyard Manager, Halter Ranch Vineyards


Lucas Pope joined Halter Ranch in 2012. Born in California, he was raised in Germany and Japan before returning to study viticulture at Cal Poly. Lucas graduated in the first class of viticulture majors in 2006. He has worked harvests in Coonawarra, South Australia, owned his own business managing vineyards in the Silicon Valley and worked a harvest in South Africa. Lucas managed the vineyards at Stolo Family Vineyards in Cambria for two years before moving to Halter Ranch. “Our focus at Halter Ranch is on a 100 percent estate grape-growing program. We aim to improve the quality of the grapes coming off the Ranch. Another is the continuation of the SIP (Sustainability In Practice) program to provide a legacy for future generations.” Lucas lives in Atascadero with his wife Nicole and two young children.

SESSION: Update on the Red Blotch Virus and Grapevine Trunk Diseases

November 15 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | Main Hall | 2.0 DPR CE (Other), 2.0 CCA