News: Paso Robles CAB Collective Revved Up and Ready for 2014 CABs of Distinction

After the success of the inaugural CABs of Distinction event (launched last year to celebrate and promote Cabernet Sauvignon and red Bordeaux wines produced in Paso Robles, California) and the increased momentum from Paso Robles being named Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, the PRCC has geared up for even more excitingContinue reading “News: Paso Robles CAB Collective Revved Up and Ready for 2014 CABs of Distinction”

Harvest Wine Weekend October 2013 – Paso Robles, CA

Harvest marks the end of the growing season and social importance of this event makes it the focus of many seasonal celebrations. For the central coast of California, such an event is the Harvest Wine Weekend in Paso Robles. The 2013 Harvest Wine Weekend will take place October 18 – 20, with more than 130Continue reading “Harvest Wine Weekend October 2013 – Paso Robles, CA”

Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Grand Tasting – Day 2, Part 2

The grand tasting was held at Windfall Farms in Paso Robles, a 724-acre property, horse farm and event venue. The grand tasting was in one of the barns andset up so each of the 16 Paso CAB (Cabernet and Bordeaux) Collective memberwineries were stationed in separate stalls pouring their best wines. Many of them hadContinue reading “Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Grand Tasting – Day 2, Part 2”

Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Winemaker Panel – Day 2, Part 1

Day two of the CABs of Distinction event started with a winemaker panel discussion moderated by Steve Heimoff, California editor of Wine Enthusiast and a tasting of the panelists’ signature wines. Panelists included: Gary Eberle, owner/enologist of Eberle Winery Scott Shirley, winemaker for JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery Kevin Willenborg, winemaker for Vina Robles Steve Peck,Continue reading “Paso Robles CAB Collective “Cabs of Distinction” Event – Winemaker Panel – Day 2, Part 1”

Paso Robles CAB Collective "Cabs of Distinction" Event – En Primeur – Day 1

We were invited to the inaugural CABs of Distinction event created by the Paso Robles CAB (Cabernet and Bordeaux) Collective (PRCC), a grass-roots collaboration of wineries to create better awareness of the Cabernet and Bordeaux varietals produced in the Paso Robles appellation. Current members include: ADELAIDA Cellars, B&E Vineyard, Chateau Margene, DAOU Vineyards & Winery,Continue reading “Paso Robles CAB Collective "Cabs of Distinction" Event – En Primeur – Day 1”

$15 Wine Special with Flatbread at Seasons 52

Last Wednesday I met a friend for drinks/dinner at Seasons 52 at South Coast Plaza. We chose it because it was located between her house and mine. We met at the bar and while contemplating what we were going to order, we noticed the couple next to us each had three wine glasses in frontContinue reading “$15 Wine Special with Flatbread at Seasons 52”