The Scoop on our 2013 Zinfandel

This weekend is one of our favorites in Paso, as the PRWCA hosts its annual Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Celebration or, as we fondly call it, Zin Fest. Ü In honor of all the festivities, we are jumpin' on the Zinfandel love train this week (in case you didn't...

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What’s up with “verticals”?

Buzz words are aplenty in the world of wine.  For those who are not well-versed in all things vino, walking into a tasting room and hearing someone causally drop terms like “nuanced” and “minerality” might make you want to start immediately backtracking and consider doing...

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A Toast to 155 Years! Happy Birthday to Paderewski!

You may or may not know the story behind the name of our Paderewski Vineyard.  If you do not, the word Paderewski scribbled on our bottles probably raises a few questions and looks like one of those words you wouldn’t dare try to say out...

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Epoch’s Original Logo: Much More Than an Ambigram

Today we want to pay homage to our original logo and the artist who first breathed life into our brand name.  This bold interpretation of Epoch was created by Steve Koloskus, a dear friend of our (the Armstrong) family, in 2006.  Though we loved (and...

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Licking Rocks: An Epoch Pastime

I’m gonna fill you in on a little known secret about our Epoch family… We love to lick rocks. Geology 101 style. I don’t know about you, but I distinctly remember that awkward feeling of being a college freshman...

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Pruning with Purpose!

Canopy management.  It is something all winemakers have to think about and maintain, but what does it look like?  Kyle Gingras, our rockstar Vineyard Manager, gives us an inside look at this topic with a specific example of pruning a few blocks of Syrah...

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Adelaide Levanway’s Miraculous Entry into this World…

Today we want to offer a delayed introduction to the newest member of our Epoch team!  Sweet Adelaide Levanway came into the world in an unexpected but quite miraculous fashion on June 5th of this year.  Two days before her birth, her momma, Katelen, our...

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