A TRUE LEGACY
For the past 100 years, San Antonio Winery has brought people together as a family, company and brand through great-tasting, award-winning wines. Settled in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, it has become one of the most iconic landmarks of the City of Angels today.
This winery, founded 100 years ago, has grown into a company expanding from Los Angeles to Rutherford as well as across the Atlantic with vineyards in Piedmont, Italy. San Antonio Winery has an enviable portfolio of iconic wines including Stella Rosa, Bodega Sangria, Maddalena, Diama, Opaque, Three Pines, and the brand that started it all, San Antonio.
JOURNEY TO 100
1833 Jean- Louis Vignes
French winemaker Jean-Louis Vignes brings the first European vines from his native Bordeaux, plants them in Downtown Los Angeles, and establishes his winery, El Aliso, where Union Station now stands.
1917 San Antonio Winery
Santo Cambianica establishes San Antonio Winery on Lamar Street, dedicating it to his Patron Saint Anthony.
1936 From Italy to America
Stefano Riboli’s parents feel there is more opportunity for their son in the United States, and he leaves Italy to apprentice under his Uncle Santo at San Antonio Winery.
1956 Stefano Riboli
Santo Cambianica passes away, and wishes for Stefano to continue the business for the next generation. Stefano is granted full ownership of San Antonio Winery, and begins to live out the powerful vision he and his wife Maddalena have for their future and their family.
1980 Napa Valley
The Riboli Family purchases vineyard properties in the prestigious Rutherford appellation of Napa Valley. Here they start relationships and business partnerships with grape growers throughout the state, many of which still exist today.