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Virtual Experiences

April 2, 2020

Paso Robles Wine Country comes to you with a wide array of interactive and fun virtual experiences

Stay connected by taking part in a variety of offerings like unique wine tastings, vineyard tours, yoga, happy hour meet-ups, food and wine pairings, education, cellar work, Q & A’s, cooking demos, and so much more. There is something for everyone, whether you are super wine geeky or just want to see what’s up in Paso wine country, you’re sure to be delighted. Don’t forget to text, tweet, email, Zoom, Duo, PM, Snapchat, or call your friends to join in.

Remember to share your Home with Paso Wine experience with us by tagging us or sharing your photos with us on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter! We would love to see photos of our fans enjoying our Paso wines, making recipes, listening to playlists, and enjoying take-out items. Pictures will be featured in our gallery.  #homewithpasowine #pasowine
keep checking back, as new experiences are being added daily!

Alta Colina – A.C. Live on Facebook Live!

What: Join Owners & father/daughter team, Bob and Maggie Tillman, every Friday at 12 noon PST on Facebook Live!  We’re bringing you short (10-15 minutes) updates straight from the Vineyard and answering your wine-related questions from our social media voice mailbox: 805.296.1008.  Private, virtual tastings are also available upon request or with the purchase of a Library Roulette 3 or 6-Pack.  Check out altacolina.com for all the details. Stay tuned to the A.C. Facebook and Instagram for updates!

When: Fridays at 12 noon – check out altacolina.com for more upcoming Virtual Experiences!

Where: Facebook Live

altacolina.com | maggie@altacolinawine.com | 805.227.4191

Austin Hope & Treana Tasting Cellar – Tasting in our Cellar

What: Purchase four wines to take part in an exclusive, complimentary live private tasting for you and your friends. Take advantage of Penny Shipping. This private tasting experience is the next best thing to joining us at the tasting cellar. We will be sharing our story, passion, and wines. Follow us on You Tube for ongoing cooking videos with Austin Hope.

When: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm. Available by Reservation.

Where: Zoom, Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo, You Tube

hopefamilywines.com | jo@hfwines.com | 805.801.5122

Booker Vineyards & Winery – Tasting Tuesdays at Home with Eric Jensen

What: Join Eric Jensen, Owner & Winemaker, as he talks about the history of Booker, what makes the vineyard site special, and then taste with him the featured wine of the week. Each week he will be announcing the following weeks featured wine and shipping promo! Stay tuned to the Booker Facebook and Instagram for scheduling announcements.

When: Tuesdays at 5pm, happening weekly

Where: Facebook Live

bookerwines.com | lauren@bookerwines.com | 484.883.3924

Broken Earth Winery – Inophile Virtual Tasting

What: Meet-up with Elise Herrera, Director of Hospitality and Tim Small, Tasting Room Manager every Thursday. Broken Earth will feature a different wine each week that you will explore with the dynamic duo. Fun twist: come by the tasting room to pick-up your wines and take-home a grab & go meal prepared fresh by their executive chef! Private Virtual Tastings Available by Appointment as well.

When: Every Thursday from 5 to 5:30 pm

Where: Zoom

brokenearthwinery.com | info@brokenearthwinery.com | 310.600.8298

Calcareous Vineyard – Cellar Talk with Winemaker Jason Joyce

What: Spend some time with Jason Joyce, winemaker for Calcareous, tasting and comparing the 2017 and the 2088 Kate’s Vineyard Zinfandel’s. Follow Jason showcasing his winemaking techniques on video. Navigate to the website below and watch his VLOG videos.

When: Weekly

Where: Vemo

calcareous.com | info@calcareous.com | 805.239.0289

Derby Wine Estates

What:  Derby customizes virtual tastings just for you! Purchase a virtual tasting kit online, then Derby will ship the wine to you and call to schedule the tasting!

When: By appointment

Where: Zoom or Facebook

derbywineestates.com | emily@derbywineestates.com | 805.238.6300

DAOU Family Estates – LIVE Virtual Tastings with Daniel Daou & Fred Dame

What: Take advantage of shipping specials then join Winemaker & Proprietor Daniel Daou and Master Sommelier Fred Dame on Instagram Live to explore their collection of renowned wines. Follow Daou’s Instagram for links to pre-purchase wines. This exclusive experience is not to be missed!

When: Every Wednesday at 5:30 pm

Follow and tune in to @daniel.j.daou.

daouvineyards.com | katherine@daouvineyards.com | 858.699.8996

DAOU Family Estates – LIVE Instagram Happy Hour with Katherine Daou

What: Changes weekly with special guests, but Katherine will be the host We will be announcing the guest and wine on Monday of every week. This week we are featuring the 2017 Soul of a Lion and interviewing DJ Morgan Page.

When: Fridays at 5:30 pm

Where: Instagram Live

daouvineyards.com | katherine@daouvineyards.com | 858.699.8996

Grey Wolf & Barton Family Wines – Virtual Tasting Packs 

What: Uncork & Chill with Owner Joe Barton and Winemaker Brad Ely! Taste through delicious Spring releases from the comfort of your own home.

When: By reservation

Where: Virtual collections available here https://www.bartonfamilywines.com/wine/merchandise-gift-packs-and-specials/

greywolfcellars.com | howl@greywolfcellars.com | 805.237.0771

Halter Ranch Vineyard – Owner’s Virtual Tasting Series

What: Owner’s Virtual Tasting Series with Halter Ranch owner, Hansjörg Wyss and winemaker, Kevin Sass. This is a two part prerecorded video series.

The first video is a vertical tasting of the 2016 Cuvée Alice and the 2017 Cuvée Alice and the topic of the video is Hansjörg’s mother, Alice Halter and her influence on Halter Ranch.

The second video is a vertical tasting of the 2016 Ancestor and the 2017 Ancestor. The topic of the second video is conservation and philanthropy.

The wines do need to be bought ahead of time in order to receive the videos. Guests receive 10% off and members receive 25% off minimum purchase of 4, however, wines can be mixed and matched. Wine can be purchased on our website.

When: Available July 10

Where: https://shop.halterranch.com/dept-420308/Virtual-Tasting-Wines.html

halterranch.com | gracie@halterranch.com | 805.226.9455

HammerSky Vineyards – Friday Happy Hour

What: Join us for a virtual happy hour experience from the comfort of your own home. We welcome you to join us and our team for an intimate, fun and interactive 40 minutes with others from around the country. We will be expanding on this experience as the popularity grows. https://zoom.us/j/415358009 Meeting ID: 415 358 009

When: Every Friday at 5:15 pm

Where:  Zoom

hammersky.com | mel@hammerksy.com | 805.400.0098

Hoyt Family Vineyards – Virtual Tastings

What: Our Wines Pair Best With Friends” so gather together some friends and have a virtual private tasting with our “Tasting Boxes” and the winemaker Carol Hoyt. Contact nancy@hoytfamilyvineyards.com or call 410-487-2701 to make arrangements.

When: By Appointment

Where: The best platform for the consumer

hoytfamilyvineyards.com | nancy@hoytfamilyvineyards.com | 410.487.2701

JUSTIN – Virtual Tastings

What: Join certified Wine Educator and Sommelier, Jim Gerakaris, and our JUSTIN Sommelier team to experience an exclusive, private JUSTIN Virtual Tasting. This highly sought after experience is complimentary with a purchase of wines through our Virtual Tasting program. Jim can assist you with your wine selections or you can choose your own from our list of available wines. Visit our website or call to sign-up.

When: By Appointment

Where: The best platform for the consumer

justinwine.com | concierge@justinwine.com | 805.238.6932

L’Aventure – Two Unique Virtual Experiences

  1. Series of Virtual Tasting Experience with Stephan, Dave, and Patrick. Each week, the L’Aventure production teams taste and discuss through their most current vintage. This is not live but filmed and then put on their Vimeo account. Link here. They are filmed each week and the video is downloaded every Friday.
  2. Private Virtual Tasting Experience with our Tasting Room Team. Two-time slots available per day: Monday through Friday – 1 pm and 3 pm and Saturday through Sunday – 11 am and 1 pm. You get to choose the wine(s) that you wish to taste and talk about. They ask that you limit to 2 wines. You can either choose something from your cellar or purchase from the L’Aventure current offerings. However, there is no obligation to purchase any wine but, a wine must be present for the tasting.You can invite friends! We ask that you invite no more than 3 other couples to make sure we can give proper attention during the tasting. The tasting will be done through zoom. Once you make a reservation, you will recieve a calendar invite. Reservations can be made directly on the L’Aventure website here or by contacting the tasting room: 805.227.1588 x24 or email tastingroom@aventurewine.com

aventurewine.com | tastingroom@aventurewine.com | 805.227.1588

Law Estate Wines – Virtual & Interactive Tastings with Winemaker Philipp Pfunder

What: Join each Friday as winemaker Philipp Pfunder will be tasting through one pre-selected wine and answering all questions on Facebook Live. Tune in for a chance to win a 2016 Beguiling Magnum! Need to order wines to taste along? Please email info@lawestatewines.com *We are currently sold out of the 2013/2014 vintage wines, however, Philipp will taste through the current release (2016) vintage as well!

When: Every Friday at 5 pm

Where: To participate, just follow Law Estate Wines on Facebook!  Don’t have Facebook? Email us at info@lawestatewines.com and we will send you the video.

lawestatewines.com | info@lawestatewines.com | 805.345.9446

Le Vigne Winery – Winemaker Team Tastings

What: Each week, members of the Le Vigne team will feature two wines in a complimentary and interactive tasting experience. Connect face-to-virtual-face via Zoom or join in on the comments section during the simultaneous Facebook Live streaming of the tasting. Reservations are required for the Zoom meetings and are limited to eight guests. Pre-purchase the wines to taste alongside the winemakers, tasting room manager, cheese expert, and other Le Vigne staff. Cheese pairings for each wine are also available for purchase. Visit the website for current specials and for more information about how to participate in these unique weekly events!

When: Every Wednesday at 4 pm

Where: Zoom and Facebook Live

levignewinery.com | j.oksen@levignewinery.com | 805.227.4000

Linne Calodo – Private Virtual Tastings

What: Join Sales Manager and former Assistant Winemaker Meghan Ball and Tasting Room & Hospitality Manager Christopher Guerrero for a virtual tasting of Linne Calodo wines. Set up your own private tasting experience or invite your friends and make it a party. Feel free to open any LC wines you may have in your cellar or visit our website to order some of our current releases. We will discuss our history, winemaking philosophy, vineyard practices, and anything else you might have questions about. We encourage you to order some of our newest releases but also support opening library wines you may have in your cellar. We can taste one wine or as many as you’d like to open.

When: Seven days a week! Please reserve at least one week out for a Zoom tasting to you to arrange the details of the tasting.

Where: Zoom. Reserve online or email tasting@linnecalodo.com.

linnecalodo.com | meghan@linnecalodo.com | 805.227.0797

MCV Wines

Wine Tasting Kits are ready to go! Schedule a virtual tasting via Zoom to bring the tasting experience home to you. Receive $20 off a purchase of 4 bottles or more concluding your virtual tasting. Group parties are great and easy to set up as well, so tell your friends! Tasting options are below.

Click here to arrange your at home tasting.

Current releases tasting, $25: 2019 Pink, 2018 Viognier, 2017 Grenache. 2016 Syrah, and 2016 1105

Petite Sirah Centric Tasting, $30: 2016 1105, 2017 Petite Sirah, 2016 Rosewynn Vineyard Petite Sirah, 2016 Gemeny Vineyard Petite Sirah, 2016 Black

Library Tasting, $20: 2011 1105, 2013 Syrah, 2013 1105, 2013 Black

mcvwines.com| info@mcvwines.com | 805.712.4647

Miller Family Wine Company – Virtual Wine Tasting & Education

What: Connect daily with Winemaker J. Wilkes and Brand Ambassador Wes Hagan for some great wine education, fun banter, suggested pairings, and explorative wine tastings, and more.

When: Weekdays at 5 pm

Where: Facebook Live and Zoom. Videos will get uploaded to YouTube afterward.

millerfamilywines.com | nzendejas@millerfamilywinecompany.com | 805.318.6586

Sextant Wines – Virtual Wine Tastings

What: Join Alex Frost, Winemaker; Chris Blake, Director of Sales; and Amy Griffith, Director of VIP Relations for the fun Sextant virtual tastings. There is no fee to join the virtual tasting, hosted through Zoom & Facebook, the more the merrier! The always cutting-edge Sextant has also created a three bottle ‘Virtual Tasting Kit’ that you can purchase ahead of time on their website. They’ll feature new wines monthly and are offering $1 shipping on all virtual tasting kits!

When: First Thursday of the month at 5:30 pm PDT

Where: Zoom & Facebook

sextantwines.com | concierge@sextantwines.com | 805.542.0133

Still Waters Vineyards – This Week in the Vineyard with Paul video series

What: Paul’s got a little more time on his hands these days. It has been a long while since he has been able to take folks around the vineyard and show off all the happenings. Well, we decided it’s time to get a little creative and bring that tour to you! Each week, please join us for a quick jaunt around the vineyard and listen to Mr. Still Waters himself tell you all about the exciting happenings.

Where: Click here to view Week 1 of This Week in the Vineyard with Paul and check the Still Waters YouTube channel for a new update each week!

stillwatersvineyards.com | winery@stillwatersvineyards.com | 805.237.9231

Tablas Creek Vineyard – An Insider’s Look

What: Join the highly acclaimed Tablas Creek on Instagram Live for an inside look into what’s happening at the vineyard and winery through staff and celebrity interviews.

When: Every Wednesday at 12:00 pm

Where: Instagram Live

tablascreek.com |  ian@tablascreek.com |  805.237.1231

TH Estate Wines – In the Vineyard and Beyond

What: TH Estate is offering exciting and unique virtual tastings daily and live events with the winemaking and vineyard staff. Join them as they discuss current release wines, vineyard work, more.  For virtual tasting get to know Phil LaMontagne, Winemaker, and Cyril Pujadas, Vineyard Supervisor. For the live events, Phil and Cyril will be tasting through different wines from the Spring Release to talk about the vineyard, production methods, tasting notes, and suggested pairings. Take advantage of current offerings with inclusive shipping promotions during stay-at-home – these will be available both ahead and after the tasting experiences.

When: Virtual Tastings available on the hour from 11 am – 3 pm Monday – Sunday. The Live Events are currently scheduled with different topics on Saturdays at Noon. The full schedule is available on our Events page on our website.

Where: Instagram Live, Facebook Live, and Google Hangouts

thestatwines.com | info@thestatwines.com | 805.238.2083

Zenaida Cellars – Spring Shipment Tasting with a Fun Twist

What: Join winemaker and owner Eric Ogorsoka at the Zenaida Virtual Spring Shipment Tasting. Eric will explore the newly released wines with you live and take questions. Here’s the fun twist… Zenaida is offering a Spring Tasting Bundle which is mini sample bottles of each of the spring wines. This way you can taste through the entire shipment without opening the new wines, how cool! And this way non-members can also participate.

When: Reoccurring quarterly – contact us for more details

Where: Zoom

zenaidacellars.com | info@zenaidacellars.com | 805.227.0382