“Dottie Kelley can barely contain the note of triumph in her voice.
“I got him,” she said. “I got Adam Tolmach.”
Tolmach is the much-lauded Ojai Vineyard winemaker who, more than 25 years after founding the limited-production winery in a redwood shack on his family’s property in the Ojai Valley, has at last decided to open a tasting room.
Kelley, meanwhile, is the newly named — and first — director of the Ventura County Wine Trail, a guide to wineries, tasting rooms and other wine-friendly sites ranging from the industrial parks of Oxnard to the grapevine-dotted hills of Malibu.”