PASO ROBLES

    Dog Days in the Vineyard… loveable and creative promtion

    This one's novel, because so many wineries don't even want to see your dog at their facilitie...

    17 readers - By Wine Blog

    WBC 14: Best Wines

    This is the first of several posts covering my experience at the Wine Bloggers Conference (WBC14) held in Buellton, CA, last weekend. I’ll feature one per week, likely through August, and why not start with what’s most important to me? Naturally, that’s the wines themselves. ...

    13 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

      Weekend Wine Notes: 10 Under $20

      Bigger Than Your Head - - 7 readers - Your eyes do not deceive you, My Readers. Today’s Weekend Wine Notes offer 10 wines priced under $20, in actuality, from about $12 to $19. We flaunt our eclectic nature today, reaching from various regions of California to Ger...

      #WBC14 Paso Robles Excursion: Tablas Creek Vineyard

      WineCompass - - 6 readers - One of my favorite experiences of participating in the Wine Bloggers Conference Paso Robles Pre-Excursion was our visit to Rhone Ranger favorite, Tablas Creek Vineyard. Although Gary Eberle of Eberle Winery was the first to pl...

      Wine of the Week

      Bigger Than Your Head - - 4 readers - Swiss entrepreneur Hans Nef founded Vina Robles in 1996, in northern San Luis Obispo County. Today’s Wine of the Week is the Vina Robles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Paso Robles. The blend is 76 percent cabernet sauvignon a...

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      Two SLO Wines

      … My California Wine Appellation Specialist course continued this week with the content focusing on the appellations within San Luis Obispo County. For this class I opened a bottle of the 2009 Illuminatus that Kathy and I made with grapes we sourced from Paso Robles. Our first wine for this week was a Grenache from the Edna Valley AVA. Qupé…

      1 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler LLC

      So You Think You Can Drink?

      … I can’t dance…at least not well. But Villa San Juliette Wineryin Paso Robles, California does have a few moves. Owned by Nigel Lythgoe and Ken Warwick, whose TV producer credits include America’s Got Talent, So You Think You Can Dance, and American Idol, and several others, started making wine. Sure, I can hear you now – “just another…

      4 readers - By Boozehoundz

      Passing Through Paso

      … Six winery visits, 90+ wines, 24 hours (with maybe 5 spent sleeping!), 50 wine writers and 1 bus - this was Tasting Pour’s first visit to Paso Robles, California.  Not only is this a lot to fit into one trip, it is a ton to share in one post.  So we enlisted the help of our wine writing friends to share highlights, recommendations, and travel…

      1 readers - By Tasting Pour

      Weekend Wine Notes: 10 Under $20

      … the mechanics of distribution and consumer interest. In any case, enjoy these selections where you find them, in moderation, of course. Except for one wine, these were samples for review. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Adobe Pink 2013, Paso Robles. 46% syrah, 37% grenache noir…

      7 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      WBC 14: Best Wines

      … notes, but as I’m still obsessed, I don’t think that matters. It’s a creamy, soapy wine that made getting my mouth washed out a good experience—no, a luxurious one. You can get my review of it on Quini here. 9. Touriga Adelaida 2010, Paso Robles This wine had a nose that I still haven’t recovered from. Rich raspberry and cherry notes were wrapped…

      13 readers - By Rebecca Gomez Farrell

      #WBC14 Paso Robles Excursion: Tablas Creek Vineyard

      … One of my favorite experiences of participating in the Wine Bloggers Conference Paso Robles Pre-Excursion was our visit to Rhone Ranger favorite, Tablas Creek Vineyard. Although Gary Eberle of Eberle Winery was the first to plant Rhone varieties in Paso, Tablas Creek was the first to make their Rhone styled wine commercially viable in the Paso…

      6 readers - By WineCompass

      Wine of the Week

      … Swiss entrepreneur Hans Nef founded Vina Robles in 1996, in northern San Luis Obispo County. Today’s Wine of the Week is the Vina Robles Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2011, Paso Robles. The blend is 76 percent cabernet sauvignon and 24 percent petit verdot, all grapes derived from three estate vineyards; the wine spent 18 months in French oak barrels…

      4 readers - By Fredric Koeppel/ Bigger Than Your Head

      Hospice du Rhône {John Alban}

      …I was surprised to learn just how involved John Alban is with Hospice du Rhône. From moderating panel discussions, to acting as the MC, John is a central part of the organization. We had our first Alban that weekend, although not at the event. Thursday, on the eve of Hospice, while at dinner with friends…

      5 readers - By A Long Pour

      Hospice du Rhône {The Girl + The Fig}

      …There were many stand-out moments at this year’s Hospice du Rhône. For Damaris and I, our first Hospice, the entire weekend was special, with many opportunities to try new things. Of course, the wine was fantastic, but we start our Hospice coverage with a focus on another aspect of the event, the food. Good wine…

      4 readers - By A Long Pour
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