Passion for Hospitality
During their initial visit to Sonoma County, Diane and Ken Wilson were captivated by the blend of oak-studded landscapes, sprawling vineyards, and expansive panoramic views. Rooted in their devotion to cherished values like family and friendship, the Wilsons have wholeheartedly embraced their role as stewards of the land, fostering sustainable farming practices across the Dry Creek, Alexander, and Russian River Valleys. Diane, growing up in the Bay Area, revels in her dynamic, high-energy lifestyle, which encompasses nurturing their children, crafting wine at the Wilson Artisan Wineries, and actively engaging in the local community. Ken, hailing from Ontario, Canada, is robust and brimming with zeal for his vineyards and business ventures.
Ken and Diane proudly oversee eleven boutique wineries, each offering not only exceptional wines but also picturesque landscapes and an approachable team in the Tasting Room, ready to share their knowledge.
One of the Wilsons’ recent endeavors has taken them into the realm of guest lodging, enriching the experience for visitors exploring the Healdsburg area with luxurious accommodation options. This visionary concept materialized as Ken and Diane introduced the Artisan Lodges brand. This expansion into the hospitality sector seamlessly complemented their already esteemed collection of wineries.
Each property under the Artisan Lodges umbrella boasts its own distinctive charm, rendering them truly unique. From the enchanting boutique Victorian Inns and sprawling vineyard estates to the opulent king suites nestled in the heart of downtown, Artisan Lodges is an embodiment of variety and splendor, catering to a diverse range of preferences.