Niner Wine Estates Appoints New Associate Winemaker

We have some exciting news to share about Niner Wine Estates! Check out this press release:
Niner Wine Estates Appoints Molly Bohlman to
Associate Winemaker Position
Bohlman will spearhead the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay Programs

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Interview with PRWCA’s Jennifer Porter

In a blog post I did a few weeks back I asked the question: Are wine groups/ associations worth it? For the technical response, and in much greater detail than I could ever do, Jason Haas of Tablas Creek Vineyard not only answered that a bit on our blog post in the comments but also on his blog in a two part series. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here. Read more…


Crush and Roll West 2014: Get Your Lighters Ready

The 6th annual Crush and Roll West is coming up September 5 and 6 at the Paso Robles Event Center. We’ve been to this event every year and every year it’s been better than the year before. They have continued to expand this event with more cigar vendors, lifestyle booths, wineries, and breweries. Read more…


Paso Robles: More Good (Kind Of) Press

This article on Wine Searcher titled, ‘Paso Robles: It’s Hot But Cooler Than You Think’, is the latest article talking about the awesomeness that is Paso Robles.

Well…mostly for the west side. Read more…

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Notes from Paso Robles

I’ve put together some notable events and recent mentions about Paso Robles and the surrounding area right here at your fingertips! The California Wine Festival in Santa Barbara starts tomorrow, July 17 – July 19. There will be many Paso Robles wineries there so if you’re in the area get your butt over there and drink up. Read more…


Paso Robles, Social Media, and the Wine Industry

I have not written about this in some time but I get the itch again so here I am…scratching it. Don’t ask where the itch is. Read more…


Giving Back: Childhood Hunger & Health

Hey look at me go. Another post that has nothing to do with wine, beer, or food. I wanted to touch on two organizations that I’m super impressed with. Not only is the cause awesome but the people leading the charge in these groups have their ‘stuff’ together. Read more…


Paso Robles: The Parking Problem

The top three things I hear people complain about in Paso Robles are the parking (lack thereof), water, and some of the streets that need repair. I do agree that we have a water issue and I also agree there are many streets that need to be repaired but I have changed my mind on the parking issue downtown. Read more…


Favorite Grape Variety

My favorite variety changes throughout the year but as of now I am definitely in white wine mode. Welcome to Paso! I must say that my absolute favorite thing to do as far as wine goes is to try new grapes or ones I have not had often. This is what I often refer to as the ‘wine adventure’. I just can’t drink one variety or one brand all the time. Read more…


Are Wine Groups Worth the Money?

I am genuinely curious about the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance and other wine groups like them. I’m noticing some wineries leaving the PRWCA and it got me thinking. Are they leaving because they cannot afford it? Are they leaving because they personally do not feel they are benefiting? Read more…

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