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Ingleside Vineyards: winery information

Ingleside Vineyards

Winemaker: Bill Swain

Bill Swain, Ingleside's Winemaker, is one of the most respected winemakers to come out of California. He honed his craft throughout the western hemisphere—his last stop was in Venezuela. There he was winemaker and head of production for Bodegas Pomar, one of the leading wineries of that region.

Winemaking, as a career, began as most do—by serving as an Assistant Winemaker. Bill's first experience was at the Charles Krug Winery in Saint Helena, California. Later Bill became the winemaker for the premium brands of Guild Wineries in Fresno. He then established the Three Rivers Winery in Oregon which became and continues to be very successful. After selling the Three Rivers Winery, Bill took the position of Production Coordinator for a consortium of four corporate wineries: Columbia, Covey Run, Paul Thomas, and Ste. Chapelle.

While earning his Bachelor of Science in Viticulture and Enology from the University of California Davis, Bill found plenty of time for football.

Annual Production: 12,000 cases

Estate Vineyard Acreage
76 acres

Grape Varieties Planted

Contact Information

Ingleside Vineyards
5872 Leedstown Rd.
Oak Grove, VA  22443
United States

Phone: (804) 224-8687
Fax: (804) 224-8573