At J. Lohr, talent and inspiration know no gender.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are not just buzzwords at J. Lohr; they have been a strength of our winery since its founding.
Join the conversation as we celebrate diversity in the wine industry and those who have mentored and inspired us.
Shadow Day Opportunities
Interested in learning more about wine industry career paths? Fill out and submit the form below to be considered for an in-person or virtual Shadow Day with J. Lohr team members in Wine Marketing, Wine Sales, or Viticulture/Winemaking.
Here’s how to apply:
- Watch one of the J. Lohr LinkedIn Live Wine Industry Career sessions archived below
- Fill out and submit the below application, including the short essay, within 60 days of the original session's airing date
- Selected Shadow Day participants will be notified; Shadow Day sessions will take place in late spring/early summer 2023
Wine Career Sessions
Join the conversation with these informative and educational LinkedIn Live events on career paths in the wine industry. Six successful women share their career journeys and advice.
Meet key J. Lohr team members making a difference professionally and personally…
J. Lohr Lab Supervisor
Team Member Since 1989
Susan tests every step of the winemaking process to ensure quality and authenticity in J. Lohr’s wines.
Director of Finance and Accounting
Team Member Since 2011
Rebecca oversees the finances of J. Lohr’s widespread vineyard operations. She helps our sustainable farming efforts supply only the highest quality grapes for our wines.
Paso Robles Production
Team Member Since 2015
Martha is an all-around VIP in our Paso Robles winery’s barrels rooms, crush pad, and tank farm.
Co-Owner and Chief Brand Officer
Team Member Since 2002
Cynthia drives the winery’s marketing and brand strategies. She is deeply committed to the company’s leadership role in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the wine industry.
Join the Conversation Wine Collections
Three of our team members have each chosen and curated their own #JLohrWomen wine selections…
Kristen Barnhisel, J. Lohr winemaker, white wines, has selected four limited releases that showcase her and her team’s stylistic expertise with diverse varieties. It includes, for a limited time, a Gesture release – normally reserved for J. Lohr Wine Club members:
- J. Lohr 2021 F&G Vineyard Pinot Blanc
- J. Lohr 2021 October Night Chardonnay
- J. Lohr Gesture 2021 RVG Rhone Blend
- J. Lohr 2021 Arroyo Vista Chardonnay
Based at our state-of-the-art Paso Robles winery, Anji Perry is J. Lohr’s expert viticulturist and vineyard research director. Her all-red selections reflect Anji’s key, scientific role throughout our extensive vineyards in the Paso Robles AVA:
- J. Lohr 2020 Hilltop Cabernet Sauvignon
- J. Lohr 2019 Shotwell Vineyard Malbec
- J. Lohr 2019 Beck Vineyard Syrah
Cynthia Lohr is co-owner and chief brand officer; she also heads J. Lohr’s internal Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Her selections showcase some of the winery’s most elevated releases, including our sole Napa Valley bottling, the Carol’s Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon – closely tied to our Touching Lives program:
- J. Lohr 2021 October Night Chardonnay
- J. Lohr 2020 Pure Paso® Proprietary Red Wine
- J. Lohr 2019 Carol's Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon
- J. Lohr 2017 Cuvée POM Red Blend
Partnerships and Participation
Go Red For Women
J. Lohr VP Marketing Rhonda Motil has been selected as a 2023 Woman of Impact nominee for the American Heart Association in the nine-week Go Red for Women program – a nationwide women’s heart and stroke awareness and fundraising campaign. Rhonda’s community outreach and efforts will begin on February 3rd.
Cynthia Lohr will be a panelist for the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: How Are We Doing? seminar at the VIBE 2023 conference in San Diego on March 1.
Women's Day Brunch + Scholarship Fundraiser
Cynthia Lohr be a featured participant at the Wine Country Women inaugural International Women’s Day Brunch + Scholarship Fundraiser on March 5. The event will take place at historic Stanly Ranch in Napa Valley.
Boston Food & Wine Festival
Cynthia Lohr will be a featured participant in the Wine, Dine, Divine! Women’s Leadership Dinner at the Boston Food & Wine Festival on March 11
Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation
Women of the Vine & Spirits Foundation offers a variety of scholarship opportunities to aid professional education and advancement. One such is WOTVS’ partnership with Discus Academy offering classes in Executive Leadership and Developing Leadership for women.