Patriarch & American Wine Legend, Stefano Riboli Passes at 97

Jul 17, 2019 248

With heavy hearts we are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Riboli, Stefano Giuseppe–a founding member of the historic San Antonio Winery in downtown Los Angeles, CA. A pioneer of the American wine industry, Riboli, Stefano Giuseppe passed away peacefully surrounded by four generations of the family on July 3rd, 2019 at the tender age of 97.

Having made his “American Dream” into a reality with his uncle Santo Cambianica, his wife Maddalena, children and grandchildren, Riboli, Stefano Giuseppe made his mark in the industry helping establish Los Angeles’ first urban winery. Originally serving the Italian immigrants within the community, the San Antonio Winery brand has become a national success.

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