May 26, 2022
Adrian Mobilia is the Owner and President of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery. Adrian is a fourth-generation grape grower born and raised on his family’s farm in North East Pennsylvania, where he grew up working in the vineyard. He graduated from Penn State with a degree in horticulture, and shortly after getting married, purchased a 26-acre farm in Frankford, Delaware, where he opened Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery.
Starting and maintaining a successful vineyard and winery requires careful consideration. Many vineyard and winery owners craft their products without much regard for the consumer. Learn from one fourth-generation grape grower about how to hone your craft for a gratifying customer experience.
According to Adrian Mobilia, vineyard and winery owners must have a strong understanding of their population. Knowing who your consumers are is a crucial foundation for establishing a unique, local winery. And, with a knowledge of your area’s growing conditions and peak harvesting season, you can broaden your wine selection to appeal to a range of customers.
Join Drew Hendricks and Bianca Harmon on this episode of Legends Behind the Craft with Adrian Mobilia, Owner and President of Salted Vines Vineyard & Winery, as they talk about the internal operations of a successful vineyard and winery. Adrian discusses the conditions affecting grape growing in Delaware, how he crafts his wine for consumers, and tips for maintaining a successful vineyard and winery.