Where it all Started:
The Riboli Family, Founders of Riboli Wine Estates & Creators of Stella Rosa
It all started in 1917 when the Riboli Family founded Los Angeles historic San Antonio Winery. Back than Los Angeles was the prime location for wine growing in all of California. For some time, the wine industry reigned as on of Southern California’s most economically significant & popular industries at that time.
To create Stella Rosa Wines, the Riboli Family chose the region of Asti, a providence in Piedmont, Italy, as the source for its aromatic grapes, which have become the hallmark for the Stella Rosa style of wines.
The area of Asti has particular significance to the Riboli Family, as it’s the birthplace to the family Matriarch, Maddalena Riboli.
The first Stella Rosa Wine was Moscato D’ Asti, which has become a flagship of this time. Soon after, Stella Rosa Rosso was created – The brands first semi-sweet, semi-sparkling red wine blend, and the first of its kind to be brought to America from Asti. The rapid phenomenal successes of these two wines began the lineage of Stella Rosa, which now boasts 20 distinctive flavors.