The California Appellation Series 1983-2013: Paso Robles
Fueled by visionary grape growers and maverick winemakers, Paso Robles has transformed from a sleepy cow town to one California's top wine country destinations.
Mar 2013 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Editor’s Note: To many people in the wine industry, 1983 was a typical year for California wines. But in the history books, the year marks the largest concentration of appellations granted in the state. In this special WBM series, Christopher Sawyer follows the birth of these unique appellations and the accomplishments made in these wine-growing regions over the past 30 years. Originally named “El Paso de Robles,” Spanish for “The Pass of the Oaks,” the bucolic c...
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