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Arbor Crest Wine Cellars

Arbor Crest Wine Cellars
4705 N. Fruit Hill Road
Spokane, Washington
USA 99217
Phone: (509) 927-9463
http://www.arborcrest.com/
Contact: Jim van Loben Sels
Email: kristina@arborcrest.com

Winemaker Kristina Mielke-van Loben Sels the second generation of the Mielke family to oversee Arbor Crest and brings both education and practical skill to her work. A University of California at Davis fermentation science graduate, Kristina came to Arbor Crest after several years at Ferrari-Carano Vineyards and Winery in Healdsburg, California .

Her husband, James van Loben Sels, is an experienced viticulturist, which complements Kristina's skills nicely. Together, these two understand the complexities of grapes, soil, trellising, pruning, irrigation, and winemaking. They also share duties as the winery's general managers.

Built in 1924 by Royal Newton Riblet, the three-story Florentine house is surrounded by an arched gatekeeper's house, sunken rose garden, open-air pagoda, terraced flower and herb gardens, and a life-sized checkerboard.

Winemaker: Kristina Mielke van Loben Sels

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