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Koehler Winery

California, the most populous state of the United States, located on the Pacific coast of North America is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. The four largest cities are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose and San Francisco. California is also the home of and wine producing regions such as Santa Barbara and Northern California's Wine Country.
Koehler Winery is situated on the celebrated Foxen Canyon Wine Trail in the Santa Ynez Valley, it is located in one of California's most diverse and distinctive growing regions. The micro-climatic diversity on the 100 acre estate results in a superb quality of fruit, and Koehler's 30 year old wines are recognized as among the best in the Santa Ynez Valley and surrounding area.
In recent years, as the fruit achieved superlative expression, Koehler recognized the need to bring on a winemaker of perfect credentials to match the quality of the grapes. Chris Stanton, one of Sonoma Valley's most respected winemakers, was appointed to head the winemaking operations at Koehler beginning with the 2005 vintage. Stanton's wines have received high praise from Robert Parker's the wine advocate, and wines and spirits magazine, and have earned numerous 92, 91 and 90 point ratings. Eric Asimov, chief wine critic for the New York times, and rated a zinfandel crafted by Stanton first in order of preference over other zinfandel icons. The diverse assortment of superior grapes grown on the Koehler estate, along with first-rate pinot noir sourced from top vineyards in the Santa Rita Hills, will allow Chris the opportunity to express his winemaking ability to the utmost.
Koehler Winery's friendly and inviting tasting room is open daily, weather permitting, guests may also partake of a sip of wine on the spectacularly beautiful grounds, surrounded by the Koehler family's own remarkable menagerie of unusual animals and exotic birds. As the vineyards and wines of the Santa Ynez Valley and the immediate surrounding areas begin to gain global recognition, it becomes critical to match the quality of these grapes with winemaking of equal quality. So their goal was to go north and find someone whose success had come from working with the superb quality grapes in Napa and Sonoma counties.
Koehler Winery are one of the best in the wine business and are aware that quality is not accidental but by high intention and perseverance and are devoted to follow it on any backgrounds.

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