Jack Winery

Steve Distler
Napa Valley, California

Born in Queens, New York, Steve is the co-owner/proprietor of ARNYCA Cellars, a small production wine label out of Napa Valley.  ARNYCA is derived from AR(Argentina, where is business partner is from) NY(New York, where Steve is from) and CA (California, where the wine is made).  The label is in Sign Language and spells out the name ARNYCA.  In conjunction, he is a partner in JACK Winery, along with former Major League Baseball player, Vernon Wells, and current Major League Baseball player, Chris Iannetta.  JACK Winery produces only 300 cases of wine that include Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, the Proprietary Red Blend and Cabernet Sauvignon.  The name JACK is the combination of Vernon’s children (Jayce and Christian) and Chris’s kids (Ashlin and Kylie). Both labels are small production wine labels. Steve currently lives in Napa Valley.