Carolyn has been with Larson Family Winery for 11 years. Carolyn graduated from Cal Poly, SLO with a BS in Agricultural Business and a Minor in Wine & Viticulture in 2003. She has been the winemaker at LFW since 2005. When Carolyn is not making wine or designing labels, you can find her spending time with her husband Adam and dog Charlie hiking or camping. Carolyn also loves to sew and enjoys spending quality time with family. Her favorite wines to work on are the blends, but she enjoys making them all, as parents love all there children.
Shane Ryan, Assistant Winemaker
Shane has been part of the Larson Family since he started in the tasting room back in 2009. Shane was born and raised in Sonoma, CA and recently bought a house in Napa after he graduated from Sonoma State with a Wine Business degree. If Shane isn't in the lab blending wine, you can find him outdoors fishing, hunting, or snowboarding. His favorite wine is the Larson Family Cab Franc.
Rigo Guido, Cellar Master
Rigo joined the Larson Family Winery team in June 2014. Rigo works in all aspects of the winemaking process. If he is not out on our back pad stirring Larson Family Chardonnay or operating our high-tech cross-flow, you can find him spending time with his daughter or playing soccer. Rigo's favorite wine is our Larson Family Cabernet Sauvignon.
Isidro Corona, Vineyard Manager
Isidro has been a part of the Larson Family for over 20 years. As the vineyard manger, Isidro plays an important role in the winery. Isidro tends to the vines year round, from harvest to pruning and bud break, he ensures the grapes are growing just right. You might have also seen Isidro driving with our 3 labs in his truck. He takes the labs with him to work in the vineyards. When Isidro is not in the vineyards, he might be grilling oysters for our events!
Joe Ohman, Retail Operations Manager
Joe is our newest addition to the Larson Family team. He started assisting during harvest with our production team and is now our new retail operations manager in the tasting room. He recently moved to Sonoma with his wife and 4 children from Orange County. He spends his free time coaching youth football for the Sonoma Jr Dragons, and serves as President of the league. Joe truly encompasses the image of Larson Family Winery and is constantly in the tasting room displaying his passion for people, sports, and great wine. His favorite Larson Family Wine is the 2012 Larson Family Malbec.
Natalie Owdom, Wine Club Manager
Natalie has been at Larson for amost 2 years now. She started in the tasting room while she attended school at Sonoma State University and recently graduated with a business degree with an emphasis in marketing. Natalie is from San Francisco but has lived in Sonoma County for 5 years. Natalie is an amazing cook and a huge San Francisco Giants fan. In her free time, Natalie enjoys strolling through the vineyards and eating oysters accompanied by her favorite wine, the Sparkling Rose.
Nancy Nel, Office Manager
Nancy studied marketing at USC’s business school. She has perfected her management skills in a variety of industries, from Edition manager at a publishing company, running an international bungee jumping business, to managing a nationwide vehicle donation company. Although she is new to wine industry, she has a passion for learning and plans on drinking enough wine to be an expert in no time. Larson is a perfect fit because the labs at the winery remind her of her own two labs. Her favorite wine is of course Larson’s delicious and affordable Three Lab Cab!
Larson Family Winery 23355 Millerick Road Sonoma CA 95476 (707) 938-3031