Santa Rita Hills wines: info

Here are a few places to find wines from the wineries mentioned in this article:

The 2009 Sandhi “Santa Rita Hills” Chardonnay is available at Rosso Wine Shop, Glendale, (818) 330-9130,, and Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731,, about $28.

Tyler wines, including the “Clos Pepe” Pinot Noir and the “Zotovich Vineyard” Chardonnay, are available at Wally’s Wine & Spirits in Los Angeles, (310) 475-0606,, John & Pete’s Fine Wines & Spirits, West Hollywood, (310) 657-3080,, and Larchmont Village Wine, (323) 856-8699, from $35 to $59.

Samsara wines, all single-vineyard bottlings, can be found at Rosso, John & Pete’s, Wine House, K&L Wine Merchants in Hollywood, (323) 464-9463,, and Woodland Hills Wine Co. in Woodland Hills, (818) 222-1111,, from $35 to $55.


Melville wines are widely available, including at Wally’s, Wine House, K&L Wine Merchants, Woodland Hills Wine Merchants, area Whole Foods Markets and the Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454,, from $25 to $70.

Alma Rosa wines are widely available, including at Whole Foods, Larchmont Wine Shop, Wally’s and the Wine Exchange, from $15 to $35.

Evening Land Vineyard Pinot Noir production from the Santa Rita Hills is still limited; however, you can find it at Woodland Hills Wine Merchant (about $35), and the single-vineyard Tempest bottling at the Wine House, about $70.

Zotovich Vineyards’ Pinot Noir can be found at Rosso Wine Shop, Glendale, the Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, (310) 278-2855,, and at Almor Wine & Spirits, West Hollywood, (323) 874-0410, about $40.


—Patrick Comiskey

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