STEVE ROBERTSON: STRATEGIC / BUSINESS / MASTER PLANNING
Steve is a seasoned executive with regional, national and international experience in real estate development, manufacturing and the wine industry. In 2004, he brought his strong operational/entrepreneurial background and team building experience to Walla Walla Valley for purposes of real estate development and to launch a family wine estate project.
Steve leads operations, marketing, administration and finance for the family estate (Delmas/SJR Vineyard) in Walla Walla Valley. He further supports other NW wine estate ventures, via his consulting company, with strategic/master planning. His deep wine industry exposure/experience began over three decades ago while living in Napa Valley. He combines business savvy with entrepreneurial creativity in every venture he directs and/or consults to; overcoming obstacles and gaining consensus, while charting a strategic direction forward of distinction.
Steve served on the Strategic Planning Committee for the Oregon Wine Board.
Steve spearheaded the petition, and eventual approval, of The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater AVA. He has also led the town of Milton-Freewater in a discovery process; bringing that rural community together with a new vision for its future... looking to its meaningfulness/sustainability within the context of Walla Walla Valley. Currently, he is pursuing private investment interests for Milton-Freewater development, while building an affiliation of ‘Rocks District’ growers/producers for purposes of marketing the AVA.
For more information: www.delmaswines.com