Episode #230 – How California’s Central Coast Ended Up Atop the World!

How did California’s Central Coast region grow into such a winemaking powerhouse? This week on Grape Encounters, David Wilson hosts a lively discussion with an esteemed group of vino pros representing a cross-section of the Paso Robles wine region.


(l-r) Niels Udsen, Skylar Struck, Stacie Jacob, Michael Young, Joel Peterson

Niels Udsen, owner of Castoro Cellars, Skylar Stuck, general manager of Halter Ranch Vineyard, Michael Young, a sales a marketing exec from L’Aventure Winery, Joel Peterson of Solterra Strategies, and Stacie Jacob, director of the San Luis Obispo County visitors bureau talk about how this once-unknown area has emerged as the number-one wine region in the world.

saraschneider145mattdubow145Weekly contributors Sara Schneider, wine editor of Sunset Magazine, and gadget guru Matt Dubow of EpicStyle.com also talk about what to do when you’re stuck for a gift giving idea and you’re thinking a bottle of wine might make the perfect impression!


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