board of directors
Robin and Michelle Baggett moved to Napa Valley in 2006 to found Alpha Omega. Robin began his wine career in 1988 as a grape grower, planting more than 750 acres of grapes and in 1998 establishing Tolosa winery in San Luis Obispo. In the late 80s, Michelle began her multifaceted career in the development of hospitality brands before she created the name, brand, and vision of this venture together, Alpha Omega.
Born and raised in Salinas, following five generations of Texas heritage, Robin attended Cal Poly on a baseball scholarship. In 1998, he was inducted into the Cal Poly Athletic Hall of Fame, and in 2001, Cal Poly’s new baseball stadium was named after him. His 40-year career as an attorney includes an eight-year stint as general counsel of the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.
Robin has served on the Festival board since 2013, the last three years as Vice Chairman, and chaired the Festival's Arts for All Gala in 2018. Alpha Omega has been a Festival partner winery for more than 10 years.
Robin currently serves on the boards of the Wine Institute, Land Trust of Napa County, First Tee–Monterey County, and Cal Poly Athletic Director’s Council. A past chair of the Napa Valley Vintners board of directors, he currently serves as Advisor to their board. Michelle serves as the Executive Director of the Alpha Omega Foundation. In addition to being on the board of the Rutherford Dust Society and the St. Helena Hospital Foundation, she was the 2021 V Foundation Wine Celebration Vintner Ambassador. The Baggetts actively support charities which focus on children’s education, medical technology and community needs.