We have gathered an eclectic group of collaborators through the years.

Adam Tolmach

Adam Tolmach

The Ojai Vineyard was started by Adam Tolmach the owner and winemaker. Adam has gathered and eclectic group of collaborators through the years to enable him to further realize and share his vision of what great central coast wine can be.

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Fabien Castel

Fabien Castel

He grew up in Paris, studying Biology and Advertising. His relation to wine is visceral as in France it is part of everyday life from an early age. After years of traveling and dreaming of learning a craft to share with others, Fabien Castel joined The Ojai Vineyard in 2001. Fabien has grown into all aspects of the business and today is the General Manager.

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Play Film

This is our brand story film created by Bimarian Films.
Dieter Duran

Dieter Duran

In short order Dieter has become the master of the cellar. He brings his great work ethic and attention to detail to the intricate and detailed practices needed to achieve the clarity and expression that is at the center of Adam’s aesthetic.

Julia Heath

Julia Heath

If you aren’t following us on social media, you need to be! Julia is the mastermind behind our imagery and customer service, her excitement and personality will certainly make you smile.

Nick Franklin

Nick Franklin

Nick set down roots at The Ojai Vineyard following years of work in education and writing. Over several years he has turned into our house wordsmith and manages our Tasting Room. He’s a sucker for maps, an adventurous home cook, and he loves turning people on to dry Riesling.

Leah Coles

Leah Coles

We met Leah Coles when she opened her wine store (Paradise Wines in Ventura) before going on to become a wine representative until we asked her to join us and sell ours. She was so good that we asked her to join our team, representing us across the nation as our Wholesale Director. She is disarmingly kind, relentless in the pursuit of her goals and always with service in mind.