Truffle Growers’ Forum Speaker
Brian Malone was born and raised in Monterey County, California. He attended college at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California where he studied production agriculture and business management. In 2005, he moved his family to Sonoma County, California to work in the wine industry. After working as a Viticulturist for four years, he began to oversee vineyard and landscape operations at Jackson Family Wines. He has grown ultra-premium winegrapes in Sonoma Valley, Bennett Valley, Russian River Valley, and Sonoma Coast AVA’s. In 2010, while managing the vineyard and landscape operations at Jackson Family Wines, he developed a ten acre truffiere. In 2017, he discovered the first Tuber melanosporum truffles produced in Sonoma County, California.