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Mike Sinor
January 11, 2018 | Mike Sinor

Nice write up from "the drunken cyclist"

the drunken cyclist....I have three passions: wine, cycling, travel, family, and math.  Posted on October 20, 2017

If there were a “typical” winery owner in SLO, Mike Sinor would probably not be it. He grew up in Visalia, California in the San Joaquin Valley about halfway between Fresno and Bakersfield, where he worked in his father’s auto wrecking yard. After high school, he travelled about 150 miles west and south and attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, with designs on becoming a high school shop teacher. Needing money to pay for school (and other “activities’), a friend convinced him to take a job at a local winery, despite not knowing the first thing about wine or its production. During his time at Cal Poly, he worked at six different wineries–after his first harvest in 1993, he was hooked.........

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