Carlos and his wife Ana Elvira Steinbach Torres tender to several gardens in their property in the mountains of Topanga. They have their own vineyard, and intend to produce their own wine. They have planted and work with more than 60 olive trees and produce yearly some of the olive oil they consume (virgin, first press olive oil from Southern Italian trees). In the summer they produce their own vegetables. Flowers and fruit trees adorn the landscape of their house in the mountains.