Allora Vineyards was established in 1999. The proprietors of Allora Vineyards are Terry and Nancy Klein. They manage their winemaking business along with their children, Kelly, Cortney, and Christopher Klein.
Terry Klein was born in San Francisco and moved to St. Helena, California when he was 13 years old. Growing up in the heart of the famous Napa Valley wine-growing region, Terry developed a deep appreciation and interest in fine wine. After living in New York for a short period of time and getting married, Terry and Nancy moved back to California and made their permanent home in St. Helena. Although the Kleins established a very successful plastering business, their long-time dream was to make a quality wine of their own. In 1998 the Kleins came across a 15-acre parcel on the north end of St. Helena, which had been used as pasturage for over 50 years. The soil was ideal for a vineyard as it was sandy loam and clay. They purchased it and immediately began to prepare it for a vineyard. Part of the preparation Read more »