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Alice Warnecke Sutro & Eliot Sutro founded and co-own Sutro Wine Co. Eliot is the winemaker and together they manage all aspects of Sutro Wine Co.
Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes for Sutro wines are sourced from Warnecke Ranch and Vineyard.
Alice and Eliot live at Warnecke Ranch. They do not grow the grapes or own the vineyard and there is not a tasting room or winery on site.
Alice leads wine clients on Nature Walks at the family property to promote Sutro Wines. The tasting takes place off-site at either Jimtown Store or SHED. This is slow wine tourism.
Warnecke Ranch & Vineyard II, LP is a limited partnership owned by members of the Warnecke family.
Margo Warnecke Merck is the Managing Partner of Warnecke Ranch & Vineyard, (including: property management, grape-grower, vineyard manager), President of Warnecke Institute, and President of the Board of Chalk Hill Artist Residency.
Chalk Hill Artist Residency was founded by the Warnecke family in 2010, it is located at Warnecke Ranch. Alice was the Program Director from 2010-2016.