About Rutherford Hill and the Terlato Family

About - Rutherford Hill History

About - Rutherford Hill History
Cave Entrance is Stunning in the Fall

Rutherford Hill History

When the Terlato family of the Terlato Wine Group (TWG), Lake Bluff, Illinois, purchased the winery in 1996, they immediately began to apply their guiding principle: Quality is a way of life.

The pursuit of excellence began with a comprehensive review of all aspects of the facility that resulted in significant enhancements.

Learn about Rutherford Hill and the transition to a Terlato Family Property.

About - Meet the Terlato Family

About - Meet the Terlato Family
Anthony, Bill and John at the Vineyard

Meet the Terlato Family

The Terlato name is synonymous with quality. This regard was built through more than 70 years of shaping the luxury wine business in the United States.

Importers, marketers and producers of some of the world’s finest wines, the Terlatos are a four generation American wine dynasty.

Learn more about Anthony Terlato, Bill Terlato, and John Terlato.

About - Meet Our Winemaker

About - Meet Our Winemaker
Bill, Marisa, Anthony and John Taste Wine in the Cave

Meet Our Winemaker

Accomplished winemaker, Marisa Taylor, shares her story on how her love for winemaking begun. Growing up in wine country has led Taylor to craft Rutherford Hill's award-winning Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Learn more about our winemaker, Marisa Taylor.