SLCS URBAN WINERY

Knight was raised in California’s wine country but more recently was the winemaker for La Caille. You might recall that, up until a few years ago, La Caille had its own small winery and vineyards. Knight was in charge of the operation. Then, about 10 years ago, Knight and business associate David Olson established the Kiler Grove vineyards—10 acres on the west side of the Paso Robles appellation, in California. So how did Kiler Grove Winegrowers wind up in Utah? Facing a snail-paced California bureaucracy and armed with a winery permit that didn’t permit tastings, Knight and Olsen decided to set up shop in Utah, where they found the climate more business-friendly…