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Richard F. Sanford

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Alma Rosa Winery

HQ Phone:  (805) 688-9090

Email: r***@***.com

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Alma Rosa Winery

Tasting Room 181-C Industrial Way

Buellton, California,93427

United States

Company Description

Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards was founded in 2005 by Sta. Rita Hills pioneer winegrowers Thekla and Richard Sanford. The Spanish name was chosen as a tribute to the place and the people behind the wines, alma meaning soul and rosa referring to the original Cali... more

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Employment History

Research Geologist

Resources & Technology Symposia of Colorado Llc


Affiliations

Sanford Winery

Founder


The American Institute of Wine & Food

Co-Founder


Education

Andover Academy


El Segundo High School


geology

University of California at Santa Barbara


Ph.D.

geology

Harvard University


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Geography

University of California at Berkeley


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U.C. Berkeley


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geography and geology

UC-Berkeley


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Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards - People

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Richard Sanford - Founder and Production Manager
Richard Sanford - Founder and Production Manager Growing up in the early 1940's along the southern California coast Richard developed a love for the ocean, nature, and wide open spaces. His first job driving a tractor through the Palos Verdes bean fields provided an early introduction to agriculture and established a firm connection to the cycles of nature and the responsibility associated with being a good steward of the land. During his college years at UC Santa Barbara and UC Berkeley Richard developed a passion for flying, sailing and yacht racing. Upon graduation he was drafted into the military and became a naval officer serving in Viet Nam from 1965 to 1968. The Viet Nam tours introduced him to the study of eastern philosophy and left him with a desire to work in a peaceful, natural environment when he returned home. In 1976 Richard met his future wife Thekla Brumder, and in 1981 the two of them started Sanford Winery. As Richard explains, "My wife Thekla and I are focusing on what's most important to us; organic grape growing and sustainable business practices." Richard was founding chairman of the Sta. Rita Hills Wine Growers Alliance, the group responsible for obtaining formal designation of the Sta. Richard and his wife Thekla live in the Santa Ynez Valley at Rancho El Jabalí. Their daughter Blakeney was born in 1979. Richard was preparing for his first vintage of Sanford & Benedict wines. Managed by Jeff Newton and supervised by Martin Hernandez (the ranch foreman who has worked with Richard Sanford for more than 30 years), the staff responsible for maintaining the El Jabalí and La Encantada vineyards are an integral part of the Alma Rosa Winery & Vineyards family.


Cork and Fork Radio August 2014 - Corkandforkradio.com

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Host John Henigin along with Richard Sanford, owner of Alma Rosa Winery, Richard Yates and Tina Takaya of Opal Restaurant and Bar.


Alma Rosa Winery on Santa Rosa Road | Relish Santa Barbara

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Winemaker: Richard Sanford
Our favorite wine: La Encantada Vineyard, Sta. To taste the wine of pioneer Richard Sanford Vines planted by Richard Sanford Blue Books at Alma Rosa Winery Share the post "Alma Rosa Winery on Santa Rosa Road"


Central Coast Wine Classic Live Auction

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A Unique Blend of Pinot Noir from Vintners Frank Ostini & Gray Hartley of Hitching Post-Hartley Ostini Wine & Richard Sanford of Alma Rosa Winery
show details A Unique Blend of Pinot Noir from Vintners Frank Ostini & Gray Hartley of Hitching Post-Hartley Ostini Wine & Richard Sanford of Alma Rosa Winery "Vineyard to Table," Dinner for Eight Exceedingly Fortunate People on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the historic Sanford & Benedict Barn west of Buellton to Celebrate 40 Years of the Historic and Iconic Sanford & Benedict Vineyard and 30 Years of the Renowned Hitching Post II restaurant, featured in the Film "Sideways," each of which was a Bellwether to the world for the Extraordinary Quality of Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir "Vineyard to Table," Dinner for Eight Exceedingly Fortunate People on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at the historic Sanford & Benedict Barn west of Buellton to Celebrate 40 Years of the Historic and Iconic Sanford & Benedict Vineyard and 30 Years of the Renowned Hitching Post II restaurant, featured in the Film "Sideways," each of which was a Bellwether to the world for the Extraordinary Quality of Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir You will spend the day at the famous Sanford & Benedict Vineyard and mingle with many of the winemakers who have made wines from S&B grapes, such as Jim Clendenen, Rajat Parr, Dick Dore, Bill Wathan, Frank Ostini and Gray Hartley. Each guest will also receive a special Commemorative Magnum of Sanford & Benedict Pinot Noir created by event hosts Sanford Winery and Hitching Post Wines!


GrapeRadio - Wine Talk Show » 2006 » November

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Join us as we talk with luminary Richard Sanford, who pioneered the planting of vineyards in the area in the early '70s.
Richard Sanford of Alma Rosa Winery and Vnyds: www.almarosawinery.com


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