Tag Archives: Paso Robles

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CDPs

As in most offices (we can only assume), we tasted a few wines this afternoon. The theme: Southern Rhône. Side by side, we tasted the 95-point RP 2010 Domaine Grand Veneur Châteauneuf Les Origines, the 2010 Paxton AAA McLaren Vale Shiraz Grenache and… [Read more…]

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The most interesting man in the wine world

One thing all-too-often missing from the wine world: A good sense of humor. The 2011 Paso Robles Zinfandel Festival showed that making great wine and having a solid laugh at the same time was possible with this viral ad, called… [Read more…]

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Audrey Luk

Chop with wine

In all honesty, sometimes I prefer a wine with a bit more gravitas than a zesty Sauvignon Blanc, even in the summer. By the same token, I’m more than happy sipping Sauvignon Blanc in the dead of winter, a refreshing reminder that it’s summer somewhere. Seasonality is a buzzword for food, but in wine, I like to think that anything goes, and the food will follow. [Read more…]

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Bonnie Graves

Grapevine in autumn

They’ve been making amazing wines in Paso for some time, but it’s only been in the last 10 to 15 years of production that the rest of the wine community has started to take notice. [Read more…]

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Eric Lawrence Brown

Going down Vineyard Drive in Paso Robles – one of the longer roads in the area – rounding its crazy curves, it’s normal to run into a gaggle of wild turkeys. Vineyard managers have to worry about wild pigs eating… [Read more…]

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