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EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
Jose Aceves, a vineyard employee at Dutton Ranch in Sebastopol for 54 years, received the Vineyard Employee of the Year award from the Sonoma County Grape Growers Foundation.
Nearly 400 colleagues, family and friends applauded as Mr. Aceves accepted the award at the Sonoma County Fair Grounds. The award recognized Mr. Aceves’ unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions to Dutton Ranch since 1969.
Jose Guadalupe Nunez was selected as runner-up. Mr. Nunez has been at Bevill Vineyard Management in Healdsburg for 35 years.