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
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
New reviews of 11 Rhône-style red blends from the 2011 vintage in Paso Robles and Santa Barbara County, California. Get the scores and tasting notes.Read More
Paso winemakers are blending their way to the top.Read More
With one eye on experimental young wine consumers and the other on the diversity of grapes flourishing in the west side of Paso Robles, one of the region’s newer wineries is betting its future on nontraditional blends.Read More