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By Jeff Pack

An afternoon with Rosie and Gerry Wilson


Last updated 6/21/2019 at 1:33am

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Gerry and Rosie Wilson are the heart and soul of Wilson Creek Winery and Vineyard.

Who could know that a chance meeting on a train would turn into a friendship, then a marriage, then children and finally an award-winning successful winery in Temecula Wine Country?

Certainly not Rosie and Gerry Wilson, who met as two youngsters headed back to their respective hometowns in the Midwest on a train from Boise, Idaho, back in 1952.

But that's what happened.

After striking up a friendship, the two got closer and eventually married in 1953. When Gerry Wilson got back from Korea, the couple moved to Minnesota and he started working in banking and she worked for a power company....

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