Villa Creek winery is owned by Cris and JoAnn Cherry and specialize in blends of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre and Tempranillo. They produce complex, fruit forward wines that express the climate and terroir of Paso Robles and the vineyards the fruit is sourced from. They produce Grenache, Mourvedre, Rose, Syrah, Tempranillo and a white blend.
The Cherry’s own 70 acre estate on the west side of Paso Robles boasts elevations of 1400-1800 feet, calcareous soils, south facing slopes and ample water. Grape growing conditions don’t get much better. The Cherry’s look forward to planting their first grape vines in 2010.
Villa Creek Cellars recognizes the traditions of the old world while embracing technological advances of the new. Sorting tables are used pre and post destemming to ensure that all wines begin with clean fruit. Whole cluster fermentations add texture and terroir with a nod to tradition. Fermentations are slow and natural. Careful blending insures the creation of complex, well rounded wines.
In addition to the winery the family owns and operates a favorite eating establishment. Villa Creek Resturant is a meeting place for vintens grape growers and wine enthusiasts. Located adjacent to the downtown park and serve local, organically or sustainably farmed products in simple rustic preparations.