Mark has over three decades of viticultural experience, comprised of scientific, technical, and practical field efforts. Mark’s academic background includes a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, an M.S. in Viticulture, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering, all from the University of California, Davis. He holds CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) and CPAg (Certified Professional Agronomist) certifications from the American Society of Agronomy. He holds a Pest Control Advisor (PCA) license with the state of California. Advanced Viticulture was founded by Mark in 2005 as a vineyard consulting firm. Since then, it has grown to be a full-service vineyard development, management, consulting, and technology provider to California’s wine industry.