Our Source of Premium, Organic Grapes
French Camp Vineyard
From the very beginning, French Camp Vineyard has received wide acclaim for its premium, world-glass grapes and is now a leader in organic farming and sustainable winemaking practices. As early as 1995, French Camp Vineyard dedicated portions of its land to organic growing and has currently transitioned more than 25% of the vineyard to be fully organic. Certified by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA), Sustainability In Practice (SIP), and with Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing designation (CCSW), French Camp Vineyard is now a fully sustainable vineyard and the 2nd largest Certified Organic (CCOF) vineyard on the Central Coast of California.
French Camp’s Influential Leader
Vineyard Manager Greg O’Quest
Born and raised in nearby San Luis Obispo, Greg O’Quest has been a prominent figure at French Camp Vineyards since his start as an intern in 2004 after studying Fruit Science and Vineyard Management at Cal Poly. From that moment on, he rose to become French Camp’s influential Vineyard Manager, spearheading their transition to organic and sustainable farming practices. Under O’Quest’s leadership, French Camp Vineyard has become one of the most renowned fully sustainable vineyards, with over 25% of its blocks growing organic grapes. With O’Quest’s dedication and expertise, French Camp Vineyard continues to invest in cutting-edge technology and innovative practices to further the pursuit of replenishing what it receives through sustainable and organic agriculture.
From Grape to Glass
Alongside our dedicated focus on sustainability and high-quality, organic fruit, Reciprocity employs premium winemaking techniques throughout the entire production process. Onsite crushing, fermenting, and bottling facilities at our Santa Maria Winery allow our team to monitor every step of the winemaking process and make real-time decisions regarding the quality of our wine. With decades of expertise behind us, Reciprocity is able to produce world-class wine that offers a truly authentic expression of the land, is fully sustainable, and crafted exclusively with organic grapes.