Since New Castle has been home to the Flora family since the late 1800s, it was important to Denny and Rick that the VentiSei location add to the local community. Our location on Wilson Avenue was originally built as a schoolhouse before being moved to its current location, where it served as a church. When Denny bought his house to raise his own family, he bought the church on the neighboring lot, too – knowing that one day it would give him or his wife, Raquel, a place to grow one of their many creative ambitions.
Today, Denny and Raquel continue to raise their two children right next door where they were married in the backyard. The church has been transformed into VentiSei Winery, with full-scale production operations in the basement and a retail space on the first floor. Customers get to join our family while they’re with us, and to take some of that experience home in every bottle they take with them.