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Jerry Lohr and J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

<p style="text-align: justify" class="MsoNormal">Jerry Lohr is a man of many talents: civil engineer, land developer, builder, winemaker, and philanthropist.<span> </span>He was among one of the first to realize the untapped potential of the Paso Robles area for growing quality grapes.<span> </span>His winery, J. Lohr Vineyards &amp; Wines has a strong reputation for producing quality wines at an affordable price.<span> </span>An ardent supporter of sustainable vineyard and winery practices, Lohr has also instituted an employee stock ownership plan for his company&rsquo;s workers.<span> </span>For those employees&rsquo;s participating in the program, he has added the title &ldquo;co-owner&rdquo; to their business cards.</p> <p style="text-align: justify" class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify" class="MsoNormal">Lohr is also a member of the Board of Visitors and Fellows.<span> </span>He is active in the design, planning, and fundraising for the campus winery campaign.<span> </span>He has also supported various research projects the department has embarked on as well as providing financial support to students.<span> </span>Lohr&rsquo;s support of the department goes far beyond financial support, for he gives richly of his time and talents.</p>