George Donati

General Manager George Donati

George is a fourth-generation agriculturist on the Central Coast, dating back to his great grandfather’s emigration from Switzerland to Cayucos, California in 1870.

He received his degree in Agricultural Business Management from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. George is an expert in vineyard properties offering a turn-key operation to clients that includes vineyard development and vineyard management.

He is the General Manager of Pacific Vineyard Company, which specializes in vineyard properties mainly in the Edna Valley, south of San Luis Obispo. George is also a licensed California Farm Labor Contractor and a licensed wine grape broker, providing both of these services to the clients he manages. He is a member of the California Farm Bureau and the recipient of the 2013 San Luis Obispo County Wine Grape Grower of the Year award.  George and his wife Kristi live in the Edna Valley.