Estate Wine

    Four Days in Paso Robles - Day One

    … to check out a couple wineries before lunch. Our first stop was Barr Estate Winery. I first tried Barr Estate wines at one of the family winemaker events in Del Mar, when I saw that they had hired Signe Zoller as their winemaker. I have known Signe for years, and have always enjoyed her wines. I first visited Barr Estates a little over a year ago…

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    Crimson Wine’s Issues Gratuitously Self-Congratulatory, Over-Stated News Release

    … in the release) are respectable. Hardly “reknowned.” “Truly unique, “completely different,” “new concept for the red wine category.” You have to dig to find out that the distinguishing characteristic is that grapes come from two states. “Unique blend that only Crimson Wine Group can create from its preeminent estate holdings.” Gagging with meaninglessness…

    1 readers - By Wine Industry Insight