PASO ROBLES ACCOLADES

We love the Paso Robles wine region and are so very blessed to be a part of this exceptional community. So much, that we want you to know about the awesome accolades this fantastic wine region has recieved through the years. Enoy the articles below that boast about the place Epoch calls home!

 

Paso in the Press: 2017

Top-rated vacation destinations in North America
Expedia | April 13, 2017

“When it comes to living your best life, why not reach for the top? Traveling is one of the very best ways to live big, and we’ve compiled a list of North American destinations that have proven their A-list status to travelers.” Read the full article here.

 

The Hot New Wine Regions in Your Favorite Countries
Bloomberg Businessweek | March 28, 2017

From Corsica to Paso Robles, this is the map for oenophiles.Read the full article here.

Paso in the Press: 2014

Holiday Hotspots: Where to Go in 2014
The Guardian | January 3, 2014

“#15. Paso Robles, California USA …sample top zinfandels and red blends at Dusi Vineyard or Epoch Estate Wines…” Read the full article here. 

 

What are the Best Places to Visit in 2014?
CBS This Morning | January 18, 2014

CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg shares his travel ideas for 2014 with a huge shout-out to Paso Robles!  Watch the video to see the exciting news.

Paso in the Press: 2013

Wine Region of the Year: Paso Robles
Wine Enthusiast | November 12, 2013

“Each year since 2000, the editors of Wine Enthusiast have honored those individuals who contributed to the success of the wine and spirits industries with the Wine Star Awards…This California region has reinvigorated itself with new blood, creativity and rapidly improving wines.” Click here for the full article.

 

Paso Robles: A Wine Lover’s Paradise on California’s Central Coast
Huffington Post | April 2, 2013

“…Epoch’s Jordan Fiorentini is not only a winemaker but also an artist, and her unusual “tasting notes” feature sketches which give a visual dimension to information that in less creative hands can come across as dull at best…” Read the full article.

Paso in the Press: 2012

Top 10 Things That Happened in Paso Robles in 2012
Travel Paso | December 31, 2012

“…There is always something going on in this town and 2012 offered some more-amazing-than-usual experiences and a couple of “firsts”. Based on an unofficial poll, here are the Top Ten coolest things that happened in the world of Paso Robles tourism in 2012…” Click here for the full artilce.

 

2013 Best Two-Day Vacations
away.com | December 18, 2012

“…Paso Robles, California…Perfect for a weekend getaway from Los Angeles or San Francisco, without the crowds of Napa or the trendiness of Santa Barbara, Paso Robles is the fastest-growing wine region in the country…” Click here to read the full article.

 

A Polish Patriot in Paso Robles: Celebrating Ignacy Jan Paderewski
KCET | November 5, 2012

“Paderewski holds a special place in our hearts hear at Epoch.  From our, appropriately named, Paderewski Vineyard where he first planted Zinfandel, to the historic York Mountian where Paderewski crafted his wines, we now follow in his footsteps. “… a wild-haired rock star adored by audiences across the globe? A fiercely patriotic politician celebrated as the “George Washington of Poland”? A tireless philanthropist who raised millions in aid for war refugees? Or a world-weary traveler who found peace – and a cure for his arthritic hands — in Paso Robles?” Click here to read the full article.

 

Fine Dining in Paso Robles
International Wine Review | September 2012

“…Paso Robles is a small town with a population of around 30,000 residents. Until recently, there were very few memorable restaurants for fine dining to serve locals and tourists.  With the expansion of the wine industry over the past decade, there are now some terrific spots for food and wine enthusiasts, and new ones are in the works…” Click here to read the full article.

 

Bizzer’s Head to New Wine Country
Variety.com | September 21, 2012

“…Midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco there’s a wine country without attitude and pretension.  It’s the farming area of Paso Robles on California’s Central Coast…” Click here to read the full article.

 

The Place | California’s Central Coast, Part One
New York Times Magazine | September 19, 2012

“…The golden state’s middle ground is ripe with new wineries, gastro-inns and farm-fresh shopping…Call them American “garagistes,” a term once used to describe small-lot vintners in Bordeaux, France, who challenged traditional winemaking styles in the early 1990s.  The young winemakers of Paso Robles, a few still under 30, are keen to push boundaries and experiment…” Click here to read the full article.

 

Discovering the Beautiful Wine Blends of Paso Robles
The Wall Street Journal | June 20, 2012

“…Paso is still beautiful, if slightly less obscure, and if this Central California region eventually becomes as renowned as Napa or Sonoma, 2010 will be viewed as the turning point…” Click here to read the full article.

2010 ACCOLADES

Country Fare: Paso Robles, California
W Magazine | June 2010

“…See you later, Sonoma.  With vineyards, farms and seafood galore, Paso Robles is emerging as California’s new foodie paradise.” Click here to read the full article.