House of Syrah
LOS OLIVOS: The Stolpman Vineyards’ Villa Angeli sits at the crest of a hillside vineyard near Los Olivos, California. Founder Tom Stolpman discovered a limestone hillside in Santa Barbara County, and in 1990 decided to plant it to Syrah and Roussanne in pursuit of expressing the greatness he saw in those two grapes. Stolpman Syrahs have become some of California’s benchmarks for the variety.

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