Our Team

There are four generations of the Pampel family that play a part in the vineyard and the winery.

Larry and Connie, and Don and Denise Pampel, are the owners of Whyte Horse Winery. Larry and Connie own Whyte Horse Farm & Vineyard, which is where our local grapes are grown and harvested.

Don and Larry's father, Carl, helps almost daily in the winery and vineyard. Don's daughters, Darcy and Dana, work in the vineyard and winery as needed. Larry is the winemaker, Don is the production manager, and Connie manages the tasting room and special events. Larry's son Eric, daughter Dodi, son-in-law Brad, and daughter-in-law Kelly help when needed. The grandchildren help with maintenace in the vineyard during the summer, and help in the labeling of the wine. All help with the harvest. (Quite the crew!)

The rest of the full-time staff include Mary (sales & distributing), Cyndi (wine club), Jackie (wine making), and Andy (production). Each member has a passion for wine and is willing to do whatever it takes to enhance your experience when you visit the winery. We are also blessed to have part-time employees, and family and friends who love working with us in the tasting room, at festivals, and in the vineyard whenever we have the need.

Larry Pampel

Larry Pampel

Owner

Larry is the winemaker and co-owner. He received a certificate in winemaking from UC Davis: an intensive 185 credit hour, two-year vintner's course based in California.


Don Pampel

Don Pampel

Owner

Don is a co-owner and also the production manager.