Michael Lewis is a fourth generation grower from Napa Valley. He has extensive experience in wine growing from Carneros to Pope Valley. Having studied viticulture at Cal Poly and UC Davis, he has both a practical and scientific background in grape growing. Prior to joining the Atlas Team, he began his career as an intern in 2000 with the Lodi Woodbridge Winegrape commission and before long he was a vineyard supervisor at Jack Neal & Son Vineyard Management. Michael has also worked for Walsh Vineyard Management, Larkmead Vineyards and Pina Vineyard Management, balancing vineyard management with diligent spray protocol management and safety coordination. Michael has his PCO and QAL licenses, as well as an A.S. in Pomology.