Getting to know our stainless steel tanks…

We have three sets of twin tanks that are specifically designed for our blend sizes. The two smallest tanks double as red fermentors. All six have custom designed legs.  In building our winery, it was important for us to have a refined look (modern...

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#epochfourth winners!!!

With fall upon us and school back in session, I have found my mind wandering back to summer nights in the not so distant past.  The summer of 2014 will forever go down in my books as one of my very best.  This Fourth of...

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Spring 2014 Release Epoch Moment Winners!

A BIG congratulations to our three Epoch Moment winners!   During our Spring 2014 Release, we challenged our buyers to complete the following equation. YOU are the hoop on our barrel. YOU are the pop to our cork. YOU are the punch to our palate. YOU are the balance to our...

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The Beginning of the Next 130 years atop York Mountain!

From the moment we were given the keys to the York Mountain property in 2010, our visions and inspirations started to come to life for this land whose wine adventure began 132 years ago.  Over the past four years, we have remodeled a charming 1898...

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Foundations in Farming at Epoch

Foundation in Farming at Epoch At Epoch, we are all about growing wine.  As such, we wanted to share with you the overarching concepts of our farming practices and the foundations of what makes Epoch’s wines so special. First let us share with you where it really...

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Paderewski: The Man Behind the Music

If you are lucky, you have met Jenna Rovenstine in our Tasting Room.  Besides being genuinely friendly, kind, and fun to talk wine with, she is incredibly informed in all things Paderewski.  Growing up in Paso Robles, Jenna always knew about “Paddy,” as he is a local...

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Paderewski: The Politician

If you are lucky, you have met Jenna Rovenstine in our Tasting Room.  Besides being genuinely friendly, kind, and fun to talk wine with, she is incredibly informed in all things Paderewski.  Growing up in Paso Robles, Jenna always knew about “Paddy,” as he is a local...

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Remembering the 2011 Vintage

At Epoch, we have just had our online release of our 2011 Syrah-based reds, and so I have the ‘11 vintage on my brain and palate. 2011 was a controversial vintage in the eyes of many wine writers, and there are many varied opinions on the...

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Zinfandel in a Nutshell

Zinfandel  Timeline 1829 - Imported from Austrian imperial nursery in Vienna by George Gibbs of Long Island 1832 - Gibbs took it to Boston and it was for sale at a nursery by the names Zenfendel/Zinfindal as a table grape! 1835 - 1845 introduced to California! 1878 - Became the most widely planted which lead...

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