Local wine enthusiasts are invited to join vintners, master sommeliers and vineyard owners at the industry-oriented Wine Speak Paso Robles on Jan. 7-10, with events in Atascadero for the second year running.Read More
As to the wines, 2016 is an undeniably great vintage for Paso Robles, surpassing 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, and 2007. In this reviewer’s opinion, 2016 is the greatest vintage to date for Paso Robles, and the wines show the warm, even style of the vintage beautifully with ripe, seamless textures, terrific purity of fruit, and impeccable balance.Read More
Tin City in Paso Robles, California feels like an old-fashioned neighborhood, even though the modern industrial design looks more like a refined, interesting set of warehouses with welcome mats and café umbrellas.Read More
Think Paso Robles is all about big, bold reds? It’s time to take another look.
While the region has built its reputation largely on ripe red wines, there’s a lighter side to Paso that’s starting to gain some recognition, too.Read More
The annual Rhone Rangers Tasting in San Francisco took place on Saturday, June 10, on a sunny, summer day. Sixty-nine Rhone-focused wineries from around the country gathered to pour hundreds of wine for crowds of enthusiastic consumers and industry professionals.Read More
Winemakers have kept a secret from us—the wine-drinking public—for decades: Rosé is amazing...Read More
With spring in full swing, wine shops are chock-full of Rosé. That’s a far cry from even five years ago when only a handful of choices existed on most U.S. store shelves. Personally, I believe in drinking Rosé all year...Read More
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As the pretty, food-friendly wine’s popularity continues to skyrocket, some local wineries have started releasing their new rosés long before spring has sprung.Read More
Here in the United States we are on a first-name basis with our wine grapes. The majority of casual wine drinkers understand what “Merlot”, “Moscato”, and “Cabernet” mean.
Tucked away in a commercial warehouse district just outside downtown Paso Robles is the wine country’s newest and hottest tasting area for wine, beer and spirits, affectionately known as Tin City. This little gem has been rapidly developing into a wine destination spot for locals looking to grab a drink after work and visitors interested in meeting local wine makers and tasting locally produced, high-end and small-batch wines.Read More
Grapes across San Luis Obispo County — plump and ready after months of ripening — are being plucked from the vines and brought into wineries to be crushed and fermented into wine.Read More
Anchored by brewery, incubator for growing wine businesses gains popularity in Paso Robles.
This was our objective at yesterday’s tasting. The answer...Read More
For the past half-year, I’ve been hosting a series of wine tastings up at Jackson Family Wines headquarters, just outside Santa Rosa. So far, they’ve included both JFW and non-JFW wines, but the next one is strictly non-JFW. It’s a tasting of high-end Paso Robles Rhône-style blends (JFW currently owns no Paso Robles wineries), and I’m getting excited even before I pop a single cork.Read More
Brian Brown, ONX’s winemaker, has a long resume for a relatively young guy.Read More
A Renaissance of sorts is taking hold in the Central Coast’s wine regions. Paso Robles is being hailed as the most exciting appellation in the country. The Edna and Santa Maria valleys, too, are gaining renewed attention.Read More
Just as a rising tide lifts all boats, quality wines elevate a region.
Perhaps nowhere in California is this more true than Paso Robles.Read More