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Meet the Winery: Illanta

  • Uncorked Truckee 10118 Donner Pass Road Truckee, CA, 96161 United States (map)

Inspired by classic Italian wines and their home, Lake Tahoe, this urban winery had their first release in 2016.

Founders Jessica Stanley and Allison Yonto thought, “What if we made a wine that not only delivered distinctive taste but also gave back to the community that’s given us so much?” The duo decided to take a leap and bring their passions for wine and Lake Tahoe by launching Illanta Wines in a place nobody expected a wine label to take shape: in the heart of the Sierra Nevada.

They source high-quality grapes from Napa, Sonoma, and Santa Barbara’s Santa Rita Hills to produce Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, and Zinfandel.  


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Meet the Winery: Illanta