Lord Sandwich the Goldendoodle

Ali and Eric Story of Mendocino County's Smith Story Wine Cellars share details about their Insta-Famous dog

Lord Sandwich the Goldendoodle
Feb 24, 2021

Owner: Ali and Eric Story

Location: Philo, Calif.

Affiliated Winery: Smith Story Wine Cellars

Dog Name: Lord Sandwich

Age: 8

Breed: Goldendoodle, America's number one winery dog and lover of socks

In a Word: Hilarious

Job Title: Director of Hospitality and Sock Thievery

Star Quality: He's made thousands of wine lovers smile over the years with his Instagram account: @SandwichtheDoodle. He also runs SocksforSandwich.org, a non-profit that donates new socks to families in need.

Favorite Reward: Butter and socks

Favorite Activity: Watching the neighbor's cats and sock thievery

Favorite Getaway: Riding through wine country in the #AliTaxi

Forgivable Flaw: Stinky breath

Background Story: Lord Sandwich has been our family dog since May 19, 2012, a year before Smith Story Wine Cellars was founded. Since then, he's become instrumental for our family winery. We've hosted thousands of wine travelers from all over the world who found us through "Sandwich the Doodle" on Instagram. Pre-COVID, Sandwich has made a few dozen appearances and "Pawtograph" sessions across California, Colorado and Texas. He is an extraordinary winery dog that has created compassion and connected wine lovers to our family winery for a lift.

 Lord Sandwich the Goldendoodle wearing silly Golden State socks
Lord Sandwich runs a nonprofit to collect donations of new socks for people in need.

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