Monthly Archives: April 2022

IWR’s Visit to Greece

IWR recently returned from a two-week trip of winery visits and tastings in Northern Greece, the Peloponnese and Crete.  We also conducted a comprehensive tasting of the wines of Central Greece, including Epirus, Thessaly and the Ionian Islands.  In this … Continue reading

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Pence Vineyards: Crafting Wines with Passion

Pence Vineyard and Winery is part of a 200 acre working ranch within the Sta. Rita Hills located along route 246.  It is owned by Blair Pence, a successful Los Angeles realtor, who purchased the property some 20 years ago … Continue reading

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Alma Rosa: Small is Beautiful in the Sta Rita Hills

This small winery was started in 2005 by Richard Sanford and his wife Thekla to produce high quality wines following organic and sustainable agricultural methods. In 2014, the estate and winery were sold to Bob and Barb Zorich, both graduates … Continue reading

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