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• Chinese taking interest in Paso Robles wineries

Chinese taking interest in Paso Robles wineries

Chinese investors have shown increasing interest in the California wine market over the last few years and are now targeting wineries in the Paso Robles region for purchase. [KSBY] China is now the fifth largest export market for California wines. Templeton real estate broker David Crabtree said that interested buyers from Mainland China come to […]

• Tiny new winery in Paso Robles wins gold at wine competition

Tiny new winery in Paso Robles wins gold at wine competition

2010 Aleksander red Bordeaux blend wins a gold Goran Bjekovic owns a tiny new winery just east of Paso Robles. He only became a wine lover 14 years ago, when he moved his family from Slovenia to Italy, and then to California where his love for wine turned into a passion, and where his stepson […]

• World’s first square wine bottle launched. What do you think?

World’s first square wine bottle launched. What do you think?

Truett-Hurst have released the world’s first square wine bottle launching ‘California Square’ – the wine that doesn’t cut corners. California Square, created by design firm Stranger & Stranger’s Kevin Shaw, is an elegant package that harkens back to classic spirit bottles with their square shape and memorable art. Embossing, vintage graphics, and lush deep shades of […]

• Drown in the Rhône

Drown in the Rhône

monsieur marcel was the place for Jean-Luc Colombo’s Master class in wines of the Southern Rhône.  With an absurdly overt French name as monsieur marcel, it felt like the kind of swank establishment Betty and Megan Draper would frequent for their night out in the city.  Later, Megan would entertain Don and pals with a […]

• Zinfandel Festival Countdown – Last Chance to Save

Zinfandel Festival Countdown – Last Chance to Save

Festival Weekend is Here! Last Chance to Save It’s going to be great Zinfandel weather in San Francisco this weekend!  Temperatures in the mid-60’s and perfect for sipping Zinfandel with friends old and new. If you still haven’t gotten your tickets to the 2013 Zinfandel Festival, there’s still a few days left!  Save up to 25% […]

• The Garagiste Festival Celebrates Boutique Wines in Solvang

The Garagiste Festival Celebrates Boutique Wines in Solvang

“Really happy to hear that the Garagiste Festival will be making its way down south! The Garagiste Festival: Southern Exposure will be taking place in Solvang next month, February 16th. I have a belief that a lot of innovation and trends come from smaller projects and it’s great to know there is a dedicated wine […]

• Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest Coming Up!

Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest Coming Up!

We are proud to announce the Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Fest taking place this summer in beautiful Paso Robles.  We are currently assembling a gathering of some of the best breweries in the U.S. and perhaps the world to pour their beers at this first time festival.  The event will also feature some of the Central […]

• Hospice du Rhône: 20th Year of The Wine Event this April 26-28

Hospice du Rhône: 20th Year of The Wine Event this April 26-28

Twenty Years of Hospice du Rhône in 2012! Mark your calendar for the 20th gathering of the Hospice du Rhône wine event taking place April 26-28, 2012 in Paso Robles, California. For the past 20 years, three-days in the late spring have been reserved for an exclusive weekend surrounding all things Rhône. A palate provoking weekend […]

• PASO ZIN IS IN

PASO ZIN IS IN

By Boozenews.com reporter, D.R. Stewart In our piece on Ian Blackburn, Ian stated “Right now my favorite California wine is Zinfandel because it’s truly the last authentic wine that we have. The grape that really created California wine. I think that Zin takes on a very fantastic expression of place.” No pun can ever truly […]

• 29th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival: May 20 -22

29th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival: May 20 -22

IN EACH GLASS OF PASO WINE you hold in your hand a vibrant romance; a romance characterized by the capricious Mother Nature and steadfast winemaker. This raucous relationship begins in the vineyard, is nurtured in the winery and flourishes in the bottle. It is only then that this personification of the winemaker’s passion finds its […]

• Paso Robles Wine Country to Be Featured on New TV Show – VINE TALK

Paso Robles Wine Country to Be Featured on New TV Show – VINE TALK

Paso Robles Wine Country continues a pattern of positive recognition in mainstream media as a featured wine region in the new television series, VINE TALK. Paso Robles Zinfandel wines will be showcased in the sixth episode of VINE TALK where celebrity A-Lister and long-standing foodie, Stanley Tucci, guides a panel of celebrity oenophiles through an […]

• In case you missed this year’s Hospice du Rhone in Paso Robles

In case you missed this year’s Hospice du Rhone in Paso Robles

For two days every spring, the unlikely spot of Paso Robles becomes a pilgrimage site for fans of wines made from grape varieties from France’s Rhone Valley. It’s always a time for discovery: unfamiliar wines, up-and-coming producers, unusual grape varieties. (The motto of Hospice du Rhone is “22 varieties, one vision,” and even Rhone devotees […]

STARS of Paso Robles Wine Tasting Coming to So Cal – May 12 & 13

STARS of Paso Robles Wine Tasting Coming to So Cal – May 12 & 13

LEARNABOUTWINE.com Presents The 2nd ANNUAL STARS OF PASO ROBLES COMING TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MAY 12 & 13 www.STARSofPASOROBLES.com The latest in Learn About Wine’s flagship wine tasting series: the 2nd Annual STARS OF PASO ROBLES, featuring more than two dozen of the leading wineries from this up and coming wine region. The wines are stunningly […]

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• $21 million for Justin Winery land

$21 million for Justin Winery land

When billionaire Stewart Resnick bought Justin Vineyards and Winery near Paso Robles in late 2010, the purchase made headlines far and wide: One of San Luis Obispo County’s most respected wineries had been sold to a water bottling company owned by a major player in California’s agriculture and water business.The price went unmentioned because both […]

• Can California wines crack the UK market?

Can California wines crack the UK market?

It was George Bernard Shaw who described England and the United States as “two nations divided by a common language.” The famous quote kept coming back to me on a recent tour of California’s vineyards. The countries have their similarities — a love of sport and an unshakeable belief in democracy — but they are […]