WINO - Wine Investigation for Novices and Oenophiles

WINO is a National organization, founded by the late, famous wine writer Jerry Mead. WINO first started in Ventura, California, in 1975. Each Chapter has monthly meetings, promoting Wine with Food, and the Good Times.

Look on the events page for upcoming WINO gatherings.

Jeanne Bartlett


photo by Eric Parsons for Ventura County Star article published in 2006

Links & Associations

International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association

Southern California
Restaurant Writers


Camarillo Travel

Vittles, Vintages and Voyages

Cantara Cellars

Rancho Ventavo Cellars



Welcome to the WINO, Ventura County Chapter. Here you will find many opportunities to learn about and experience the wonderful pleasures that wine tasting paired with the proper foods can create.

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