Full Name
Scott Zapotocky
Job Title
Vice President of Winegrowing
Eola Spring Vineyard, Chehalem Mt. Vineyard, & Geodesy Wine
Speaker Bio
Scott Zapotocky is at the helm for winegrowing & vineyard development at Geodesy Wine, Eola Springs Vineyard, Chehalem Mountain Vineyard, and Sage Ridge Vineyard (Napa). Scott brings a seasoned knowledge gained over nearly a decade at Paul Hobbs Winery as director of vineyards followed by time at J Vineyards & Winery as director of vineyard operations. His unique experiences give him the ability to evaluate site quality, see wine program potential, isolate development opportunities, implement sustainable farming practices, and champion rigorous quality standards.

Scott gained early agricultural experience through the Peace Corps as a Tree Nursery Manager in Ghana. This foundation of community-based agri-business reinforced his commitment to agronomy. A true Renaissance man, Scott has a fine arts degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington with an emphasis on ceramics. Scott is passionate about classic varieties and experimenting with the less mainstream to see what beauty they possess.
Scott Zapotocky