Elle Minor

Production Assistant    Originally from Sacramento, Elle headed south to study Ag Business at Cal Poly.  While she grew up in the wine industry (her dad started Sean Minor Wines when she was really young), it was not until she interned at J. Lohr during college that...

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Vince McGranahan

Tasting Room Educator    Originally from Paso Robles, Vince didn’t realize he loved wine until he moved to Santa Barbara to attend UCSD.  Fascinated with the process of making hard cider, he was hoping for a job at a cidery, but since there weren’t many in the...

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Paul Koenning

Arborist   Paul was introduced to the Epoch team when he was hired by the Armstrongs to manage the grounds at their home in Denver.  Paul and Bill quickly bonded over their love for trees, and before long, he was flying out to Paso to help look...

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York Mountain 2022 Entourage Allocation

    2020 York Mountain Viognier MY PROFILE Ethnicity: 97% Viognier, 3% Roussanne Parentage: 100% York Mountain Vineyard, York Mountain AVA Siblings: 298 cases Birthdate: September 16 – October 7, 2021 GPA: 3.73 pH | 5.7 g/L TA | 13.6% Alc. Graduation: Bottled May 5, 2021 Score: Jeb Dunnuck: 91, Wine Advocate 94 2019 York Mountain Grenache MY...

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York Mountain Syrah

The York Family, Paso wine pioneers and owners of this historic property for more than eighty years, planted vines on this land in 1882, making it one of the first vineyards on the central coast. Despite five name changes, prohibition, and the catastrophic San Simeon...

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York Mountain Viognier

The York Family, Paso wine pioneers and owners of this historic property for more than eighty years, planted vines on this land in 1882, making it one of the first vineyards on the central coast. Despite five name changes, prohibition, and the catastrophic San Simeon...

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York Mountain Grenache

The York Family, Paso wine pioneers and owners of this historic property for more than eighty years, planted vines on this land in 1882, making it one of the first vineyards on the central coast. Despite five name changes, prohibition, and the catastrophic San Simeon...

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Abbey Loewen

Tasting Room Educator Currently a Biology student at Cal Poly, Abbey’s interest in wine piqued during a Microbiology class.  This fascination prompted her to find a part-time job in the wine industry, and we feel so fortunate that Epoch is where she decided to explore this...

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Lacey Smith

Tasting Room Educator   Lacey joined Team Epoch in December, and you can find her friendly face in our Tasting Room on Sundays.  Friends with both Christina and Steph, Lacey heard that Epoch was in need of some part-time Tasting Room Educators, and looking for a side...

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Lisa Patson

Tasting Room Educator   Lisa has been a familiar face to us for as long as we can remember. She and her husband have been Entourage members for years, and they are also York Mountain neighbors; it's no wonder we were overjoyed when she added employee to...

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