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Ep 88: Harvest 2023 Wrap-Up Party

November 9, 2023

The latest episode of “Where Wine Takes You” is a true celebration of harvest 2023, and your host, Adam Montiel, takes you straight to the heart of the action at the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance (PRWCA) harvest party. Amidst the vines and the buzz of excitement, Adam catches up with a diverse lineup of guests to delve deep into the world of winemaking and the unique flavors of this year’s harvest.

First on the list is Chris Taranto of the PRWCA, an influential figure who knows Paso Robles wines inside out. Chris walks us through the intricacies of the 2023 harvest and sheds light on what makes Paso Robles a standout wine region, as well as his recent trip taking Paso Wine to Denver. 

Chris hangs out with Cameron Ingalls of Acacia Productions a visual storyteller who captures the essence of the harvest season like no other. Cameron discusses the art of storytelling in winemaking and how he brings the magic of the harvest to life through his lens.

We also have Steve Peck of J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, a seasoned winemaker renowned for crafting exceptional wines. Steve shares his insights into the craftsmanship behind J. Lohr wines and offers a sneak peek into what wine enthusiasts can expect from them in the near future.

Maggie Tillman, of Alta Colina Vineyard & Winery joins the conversation to talk about her sustainable winemaking practices and the unique challenges and triumphs of harvest 2023.

Peter Turrone, talented winemaker of Booker Vineyard and Winery joins Adam in the final segment and talks about what he is seeing this year. 

Peter is joined by Josh Morris of Ella’s Vineyard, who brings his own perspectives and experiences to the table, giving us a glimpse into the distinct flavors and stories of this year’s harvest.

In the “Travel Paso Spotlight” segment, Adam takes a deep dive into the wealth of resources available at www.travelpaso.com, the ultimate guide to exploring Paso Robles before you visit. He encourages everyone to follow @travelpaso on social media for the latest updates and recommendations.

Recorded among the gorgeous surroundings of The Fableist Wine Co., this episode of “Where Wine Takes You” is a captivating journey into the world of harvest 2023, celebrating the dedication of the growers, the artistry of winemakers, and the passion that flows through every bottle. 

Tune in, raise your glass, and embark on this unforgettable wine adventure. Cheers to the magic of wine, and cheers to where wine takes you!

Where Wine Takes You is produced by Paso Wine. WWTY is recorded, edited, produced, and hosted by Adam Montiel. Follow Adam on Instagram @AdamOnTheAir.

Recording equipment was transported to the location with  FlyWithWine.

For the latest in Paso Robles Wine Country, check out PasoWine.com and follow them on Instagram @PasoWine.

Original music on WWTY, “Good Company”, performed by Moonshiner Collective.

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