J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines, American Winery of the Year

J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines was honored to be chosen as the 2010 American Winery of the Year Award by the editors of Wine Enthusiast Magazine for its ongoing contributions to the wine industry.

“J. Lohr has been a continual force in the California wine industry for nearly four decades, passionately championing the Central Coast winegrowing regions of Paso Robles and Monterey County, and offering great leadership within the wine industry. In addition, the people at J. Lohr have dedicated themselves to producing high-quality wines, while making significant contributions in the areas of sustainability, education and social responsibility. We are thrilled to acknowledge them as our 2010 American Winery of the Year.” -Wine Enthusiast

Jerry Lohr “American Wine Legend” Video

On January 30 in Miami, Jerry was named “American Wine Legend” at the Wine Star Awards. Watch the video that premiered that evening at the ceremony.

Our Ultimate Red Wine Release: J. Lohr Signature

With the debut of “Signature,” J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines realizes a long held dream: to produce a Cabernet Sauvignon that ranks among the New World’s greatest, most collectable wines. Signature draws upon fruit from J. Lohr’s very best Paso Robles’ properties – the inaugural, 2013 vintage was released to coincide with founder Jerry Lohr’s 80th birthday.

Discover #YouKnowJLohr

You know that great feeling you get when a trusted friend recommends the perfect wine? When you know you’ve got the inside scoop? That’s #YouKnowjLohr. Watch the story unfold below!

Can this hostess find her happy place with Riverstone Chardonnay in the middle of girls night drama? Watch to find out, and discover more #YouKnowJLohr stories here.

Entertaining Through the Seasons: Inspirational Videos for Every Season

Let’s face it, we all can use a little inspiration in the kitchen from time to time. To inspire at-home entertaining throughout the year with delicious, seasonal food and wine pairings, J. Lohr has created Entertaining Through the Seasons with J. Lohr, a light-hearted series of videos featuring Director of Winemaking and President/COO Jeff Meier, and Trade and Brand Advocate Cynthia Lohr, as they highlight dishes chosen to complement everyone’s favorite J. Lohr wines. Be sure to check back as we debut a new recipe and pairing each season.

Fall_Entertaining_JLohr_Logo Spring

With a dish that evokes the freshness of Spring, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines COO and Director of Winemaking Jeff Meier along with Trade and Brand Advocate Cynthia Lohr present the final installment of our Entertaining Through the Seasons video series. Sicilian Style Chicken with Roasted Lemons is a bright, flavorful dish which pairs beautifully with the richly textured J. Lohr Arroyo Vista Chardonnay. This one-pan wonder will delight your guests and is the perfect choice for those first celebrations of Springtime. Find the recipe here.

Fall_Entertaining_JLohr_Logo Winter

For a dish sure to warm the hearts and bellies of your guests, we present this seasonal Daube Provencale, a hearty stew made with beef or lamb, vegetables, rich red wine, and fresh herbs. It will fill your home with beautiful aromas as it slowly simmers in the oven while you enjoy a glass of wine with your guests. Served atop a piping hot bowl of polenta or a pile of pasta, this comforting winter dish paired with our J. Lohr Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon is a treat for the all the senses. Find the recipe here.

Fall_Entertaining_JLohr_Logo  Fall

Is the crisp fall air inspiring you to head to the kitchen to experiment with a new recipe?  Roasted pork loin is the perfect fall menu choice for entertaining with family and friends.  This easy to prepare dish is the ideal choice with the 2012 J. Lohr Fog’s Reach Pinot Noir.  Get the recipe here.


We’re celebrating summer with this delicious French bistro salad paired with J. Lohr Estates Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc in our Entertaining Through the Seasons with J. Lohr video series, where we share delicious, seasonal food and wine pairings with you. This first video features Director of Winemaking and President/COO Jeff Meier, who’s also an accomplished home chef, preparing a delicious French bistro salad called Salade Tiede aux Oeufs et Lardons (literally, a warm frisée salad topped with the savory elements of poached egg and bacon!). The fat and juices from the bacon becomes a base for the vinaigrette, which brings the dish into perfect balance with refreshing J. Lohr Estates Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc. Get the recipe here.


J. Lohr Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon and Tri-Tip: A BBQ Classic


Don’t put away the grill just yet! Tri-tip is the classic grilling choice of Central California. Need a go-to food and wine recommendation for this weekend? This flavorful and colorful tri-tip dish is the perfect pairing with the 2013 J. Lohr Estates Seven Oaks Cabernet Sauvignon.
Get the recipe here.

The Perch Video Series


Pinot Noir is the Answer Guilty As Charged
Talk To Me Grasshopper Pinot Noir to the Rescue
The REAL Falcon of Falcon’s Perch Pinot Noir The Perch: The Unedited Clips


Experience J. Lohr’s Monterey County vineyards like never before. Get ready for a fly-over view of Monterey County’s wine region in this eight video series.


Additional Videos

J. Lohr 40th Celebration Celebrating 40 Years
J. Lohr Estates Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc The J. Lohr Story: Blending Tradition with Innovation
The J. Lohr Story: Monterey County The J. Lohr Story: Paso Robles

View more videos on our YouTube page.