Meet Rachel Ormes
Earth Mother of the Vines
What's a transplanted British woman doing in the vineyards of the Santa Cruz Mountains? Taking care of business.
March 3, 2008
he’s not your typical Earth Mother, but she’s taken on the Santa Cruz aura in a big way. Except for the English accent, you’d think Rachel Ormes was born and raised right here in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Born in Bedfordshire, England, northeast of London, Rachel describes her homeland as lush and incredibly green, and says with a laugh, “I was always playing in the mud!”