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#1 Post by R. Gaston » September 23rd, 2014, 7:07 pm

Heard today news that Manfred was in a very serious accident last Sunday here in Ojai. He had to be air lifted to the hospital and was in critical condition according to our local newspaper. Word is he's improving daily but don't know much more than that right now. Hope everything is improving.

If anyone gets news please post.

Krankl's are in my prayers..
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#2 Post by Mel Hill » September 23rd, 2014, 7:08 pm

Wow how sad! hope he gets better soon

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#3 Post by Randy Bowman » September 23rd, 2014, 7:13 pm

Hoping for the best. He is both an enigma and an innovator in the wine world.
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#4 Post by Dale Bowers » September 23rd, 2014, 7:18 pm

Sending lots of good karma to Ojai.
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#5 Post by Roy Piper » September 23rd, 2014, 7:21 pm

Oh wow, that's awful. The fact you say he "is improving" is a good sign I hope.
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#6 Post by Cody S » September 23rd, 2014, 7:24 pm

Wow, thoughts and prayers to Manfred and his family
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#7 Post by David K o l i n » September 23rd, 2014, 8:05 pm

Thoughts and prayers to M&E

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#8 Post by Kris Patten » September 23rd, 2014, 8:12 pm

Hoping for a speedy and full recovery.

Ojai news says in a coma, E states he'll make a full recovery but it will take some time.
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#9 Post by Justin Wittkopf » September 23rd, 2014, 8:30 pm

Ugh.... I have seen far to many people killed or maimed on motorcycle accidents.

Hoping for the best for him and pray for a fast recovery.

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#10 Post by Evan Pontoriero » September 23rd, 2014, 8:48 pm

Ugh indeed. Hope he can pull through.
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#11 Post by Jody Smith » September 23rd, 2014, 8:51 pm

Get well Manfred. Hope it wasn't too serious. Having laid mine down, I cringe every time I hear these stories. Best wishes for a full and speedy recovery.
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#12 Post by Rick.T » September 23rd, 2014, 8:55 pm

Terrible news, hoping for a full recovery!
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#13 Post by rick m » September 23rd, 2014, 9:06 pm

oh man.....shocked to hear that...hoping for fast and full recovery
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#14 Post by David Fleming » September 23rd, 2014, 9:14 pm

Wow. Happened to be sitting here drinking a glass of SQN '06 Raven Syrah and just read this... I hope he pulls through this and recovers. Thoughts for him and his family.

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#15 Post by Glenn L e v i n e » September 23rd, 2014, 9:22 pm

I always wish every rider nothing but health and safety. Rubber side down sir, many miles of roads left to travel. I do a ton of trauma care so if you have specific questions don't hesitate to reach out.
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#16 Post by Paul Austin » September 23rd, 2014, 9:34 pm

Prayers to the Krankl Family

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#17 Post by M Emery » September 23rd, 2014, 9:37 pm

Positive thoughts and prayers from me and my family tonight. Hoping for a speedy recovery.
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#18 Post by Larry P » September 23rd, 2014, 9:43 pm

Terrible news! I'm wishing the best for the Krankls tonight.
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#19 Post by Kelly Walker » September 23rd, 2014, 9:54 pm

Godspeed.
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#20 Post by Paul L i n » September 23rd, 2014, 10:26 pm

That's awful! Hopes and prayers to Manfred and his family.

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#22 Post by Duncan Bastin » September 23rd, 2014, 10:56 pm

That is truly horrible news. I wish Manfred all the best and hope for a full and complete recovery as soon as possible

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#23 Post by jcoley3 » September 23rd, 2014, 11:13 pm

Best wishes for a full and speedy (as possible) recovery.
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#24 Post by Duncan Bastin » September 23rd, 2014, 11:43 pm

an excerpt from Ojai Valley News....their copyright, so I haven't posted the full article

Kimberly Rivers, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Oak View resident and respected winemaker Manfred Krankl is in critical condition following a motorcycle accident Sunday morning.
“He has an excellent prognosis … they say he will make a full recovery,” said Elaine Krankl, his wife. “There is great improvement every day.” She said he will have a long recovery, but, “We are proud to be in the Ojai Valley, and will continue doing what we do.”
The Krankls own and operate an exclusive vineyard and winery in Oak View. Sine Qua Non Winery has a following, with bottles sometimes selling for several hundred dollars apiece.
“Krankl had severe head trauma and was helicoptered to Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) Sunday morning,” said Steve Reid, public information officer with the California Highway Patrol.
Manfred Krankl, a motorcycle aficionado, maintains several bikes. Reid confirmed he was riding a custom built EDR Performance motorcycle at the time of the accident.
Reid confirmed the accident occurred on Highway 33 just north of Rose Valley. “There was no other vehicle involved. Krankl was southbound, and on a sharp left turn lost control of his motorcycle,” Reid said. The motorcycle overturned, and Krankl was ejected from the bike, and both came to rest on the west side of the road against the guard rail, according to Reid.
Elaine Krankl said her husband is receiving treatment at an undisclosed location and expressed concern for their privacy during this time. She asked that concerned individuals not call the winery, where their staff is in the harvesting process.

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#25 Post by Michael R a r e s h i d e » September 24th, 2014, 3:21 am

Big prayers for Manfred and Elaine, their family and all of the SQN family...

Hopeful that these initial reports of a positive prognosis also include a speedy recovery!

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#26 Post by Humberto Dorta » September 24th, 2014, 3:25 am

Wow. Gut wrenching.
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#27 Post by Ken V » September 24th, 2014, 5:03 am

Terrible news. My prayers are with you, Manfred.
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#28 Post by Neal.Mollen » September 24th, 2014, 5:09 am

Elaine sounds optimistic, but "severe head trauma" is not a phrase you want connected with anyone you know. My best wishes to both of them.
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#29 Post by Daniel Moritz » September 24th, 2014, 5:17 am

Man rough news. Wishing the best for a speedy recovery.
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#30 Post by Mark Mason » September 24th, 2014, 6:24 am

As a fellow motorcycle rider, I know the risks that come with the thrill of the ride. I wish Manfred the best for a speedy and full recovery.
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#31 Post by Barry P » September 24th, 2014, 7:47 am

Sending prayers and wishes for a full recovery.
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#33 Post by Vincent Fritzsche » September 24th, 2014, 8:59 am

Well done B@rry. Get well Manfred. Horrible to hear this news.
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#34 Post by B. Buzzini » September 24th, 2014, 9:03 am

WOW...tough news! Hoping for a full and speedy recovery MK! But look on the bright side.....this might give you some inspiration for future wine names and labels! [wink.gif] Get well! [cheers.gif]
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#35 Post by Todd Hamina » September 24th, 2014, 9:05 am

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#36 Post by Anton D » September 24th, 2014, 9:34 am

I hope you have a rapid transition back to great health and that you can turn this episode into a series of harrowing labels and wine names!
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#37 Post by jdietz » September 24th, 2014, 9:36 am

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#38 Post by S Haller » September 24th, 2014, 11:42 am

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#39 Post by John Preston » September 24th, 2014, 12:03 pm

My thoughts are with M&E and family for a speedy recovery...

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#40 Post by L e o F r o k i c » September 24th, 2014, 12:50 pm

Horrible news, best wishes for a speedy and full recovery!
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#41 Post by Dick Schinkel » September 24th, 2014, 2:22 pm

Update from Elaine Krankl on Squires/Parker forum:

Manfred and I are deeply grateful for the outpouring of support and well wishes from our friends and loyal patrons across the globe. Manfred has been involved in a serious motorcycle accident, he is currently stable and improving. We are looking forward to Manfred making a full recovery. In the meantime our wonderful team will continue to produce and maintain the high level of quality at Sine Qua Non as they have been taught so well.
As many of you are aware, our entire team is in the middle of our harvest (a highly promising one), so please understand that Manfred's recovery process as well as the 2014 harvest have us very busy. Please disregard much of the information being published as it is not accurate. We will keep everyone informed.

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#42 Post by R. Gaston » September 24th, 2014, 2:37 pm

Thank you Dick for the update. It's good to hear from the source.
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#43 Post by Leonard Taylor » September 24th, 2014, 3:24 pm

Get better soon Manfred.
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#44 Post by Rob Winn » September 27th, 2014, 1:56 pm

Thanks for the update. I wish Manfred a quick and speedy recovery.

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#45 Post by B. Buzzini » October 6th, 2014, 1:42 pm

From Elaine......"I would like to thank all of you for your well wishes and concern. I apologize that I have not given an update sooner, it’s just that we have been so very busy, first and foremost, with Manfred’s recovery and also with winding up harvest.
Manfred is doing very well and has moved out of the ICU, in addition he has begun the process of rehabilitation. I want to also express my gratitude to all of you in allowing us our privacy during this challenging time."
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#46 Post by Ken V » October 6th, 2014, 6:04 pm

That's very good news.
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#47 Post by Jeremy Holmes » October 7th, 2014, 2:50 am

Glad to hear he is recovering.

Now, we all need to send him a get well soon postcard.
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#48 Post by J a y H a c k » October 7th, 2014, 5:12 am

Jeremy Holmes wrote:Glad to hear he is recovering.

Now, we all need to send him a get well soon postcard.
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#49 Post by Neal.Mollen » October 7th, 2014, 5:17 am

J a y H a c k wrote:
Jeremy Holmes wrote:Glad to hear he is recovering.

Now, we all need to send him a get well soon postcard.
Caveat - I love his wines and after six + years on the waiting list I got on the mailing list a few years ago and have bought everything that was offered to me . . . but your post reminds me of the following joke:

A Rabbi is in a serious car accident and is in the hospital. The President of his synagogue comes to visit him and says, "Rabbi, I want you to know that last night we had our regular Board of Trustees meeting and the Board asked me to wish you a speedy recovery . . . by a vote of 12 to 7."
Very funny Jay!

I'll have to send him a get-well card. A brown postcard. "I wish I could offer you full and complete recuperation at this time, but I am afraid you'll have to wait just a little longer."
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#50 Post by J a y H a c k » October 7th, 2014, 5:43 am

Neal.Mollen wrote:
J a y H a c k wrote:
Jeremy Holmes wrote:Glad to hear he is recovering.

Now, we all need to send him a get well soon postcard.
Caveat - I love his wines and after six + years on the waiting list I got on the mailing list a few years ago and have bought everything that was offered to me . . . but your post reminds me of the following joke:

A Rabbi is in a serious car accident and is in the hospital. The President of his synagogue comes to visit him and says, "Rabbi, I want you to know that last night we had our regular Board of Trustees meeting and the Board asked me to wish you a speedy recovery . . . by a vote of 12 to 7."
Very funny Jay!

I'll have to send him a get-well card. A brown postcard. "I wish I could offer you full and complete recuperation at this time, but I am afraid you'll have to wait just a little longer."
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