Robert is a lifelong farmer and an owner of Windridge Vineyards based in Darnestown MD. Windridge is a diversified family farming operation with a history of growing row crops and producing livestock. They diversified into wine grape production in 2011 and currently produce and sell estate wine from their vineyards under the Windridge Vineyards label. Additionally Windridge offers custom vineyard management services and is the East coast dealer for several lines of vineyard equipment including Clemens, Orizzonti, and On-Target. In addition to farming, Robert serves as Chairman of the Montgomery Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors and as a board member of the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology.