Paso Robles, CA – Greg O’ Quest has been named Vineyard Manager at French Camp Vineyard; one of California’s most historic vineyard sites, located in the Paso Robles Highlands AVA. Formerly Viticulturist at French Camp Vineyard, O’ Quest will step in to replace Greg Phelan, a long-time and widely-admired Thornhill Companies employee who will be joining his family business full-time.
Greg O’ Quest is a third generation resident of California’s Central Coast, and graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Fruit Science. In 2014, O’ Quest received certification from the American Society of Agronomy as a Certified Crop Advisor. More recently, O’ Quest was elected to the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance.
O’ Quests brother, Aubrey O’ Quest, has also received a promotion within the Thornhill Companies. He will now step into a leadership role as Grower Relations for Turn Key Wine Brands. Also a graduate in Fruit Science from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Aubrey O’ Quest started at French Camp Vineyards in 2004 as an intern, but was later appointed Pesticide Application Manager in 2007. Moving up steadily from there, O’ Quest was named Agronomist for French Camp Vineyard in 2011.