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Paso Wine Man On Vino Variety
"Does a man have only one life? Yes. One Wife? Occasionally. But one wine? Preposterous!” declares Paso Wine Man in this latest short video, which highlights the diversity of wine grape varieties in the Paso Robles wine region.
Visit our west side Paso Robles winery amidst the vineyards and oaks. We produce Jersey Girl Syrah, a Bordeaux blend with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot & Petite Verdot fruit, a non-traditional Rhone blend with Syrah, Cabernet and Merlot and a 100% Syrah.
With a keen eye on sustainability in every facet of our business, Shale Oak Winery was built by a carefully crafted team creating an exceptional wine tasting experience.
California Grape Harvest
The harvest in California vineyards is complete. Overall the yields have been down from previous years but the quality is good and winemakers are happy. See video... View more...
Lone Madrone - Lonely no more
Lone Madrone is owned by the British born winemaker and former chef Neil Collins, his wife Marci and Neil's sister Jackie Meisinger. Neil has honed his craft at three prestigious central coast winery operations (Wildhorse Winery, Adelaida Cellars and Tablas Creek) before starting out on his own venture. His original winemaking experience came from the famed southern Rhone estate of Chateau de Beaucastel in the Chateauneuf-du-pape region. View more...
Ask the Advisor, Roses & Grapes
Roses in the Vineyard? Why is this? "A Rose is a rose is a rose," as on Gertrude Stein postulated as part of her 1913 poem Sacred Emily, interpreted as meaning "things are what they are,". But in a vineyard a rose bush is more than just a pretty piece of visual poetry. It has a job to do. View more...
How To Read A Wine Label
Are wine labels straightforward in what they tell us about a wine? Yes, if you know the rules that wineries have to follow and understand the nuances of labeling laws. Here are the basics of what a wine label tells us. You may be surprised to find that a wine labeled Chardonnay may in fact be made up of 25% of other grape varieties. View more...
CWA Wine Trail Maps
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If you would like to create a custom wine map with your own selected wineries and images we can do that too. View more...