Although he still practices dentistry, wine is in Wilmer's blood. He studied viticulture at UC Davis and winemaking at Mt. San Jacinto College and San Diego State. "Wine gets into your soul little by little and becomes a passion."
He and Catherine found the 27 acre parcel where their farm in located about ten years ago. It was in such disrepair they turned around halfway up the driveway. After being persuaded to take a good look, they decided it was worth a shot.