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Apr 2nd, 2017
One benefit of the VINsider Wine Club is the opportunity, after each semi-annual shipment, to taste the wines in the shipment, learn what new projects we've been working on, and spend some unhurried time with the Tablas Creek winemakers and management. The spring tasting party is also one of just two times each year we open the Panoplie! On Sunday, April 2nd we will be closing the tasting room to the public and dedicating it to our wine club members. VINsiders should reserve a specific time slot (10:30am, 12noon, 1:30pm or 3pm) and we will take each group through the results of the 2016 harvest, our Biodynamic efforts, and a guided tasting through the wines in the spring VINsider shipment. We will serve a small dish to pair with the whites and another with the reds.
Attendees also receive a day-of-the-event only extra 5% discount on additional purchases of the wines in the shipment. These shipment tastings are open to VINsider members only (complimentary) and their invited guests (2 guest max-$15/person).
Contact us at 805.237.1231 x36 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a time slot.
Apr 22nd, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hundreds of you have joined us for one of our annual blending seminars over the years. If you haven’t yet, let this be the year. Partner Jason Haas and winemaker Neil Collins will lead a barrel tasting of the individual varietals and will discuss how we turn roughly one hundred components into the blends and varieties we make each year. Then, you will be set loose with graduated cylinders to produce your own blends. This event is extremely popular and sells out quickly. The cost is $45 for VINsiders and $60 for guests (2 guest maximum). Space is limited and reservations are required. To reserve, contact us at email@example.com or 805.237.1231 x36.
May 18th-21st, 2017
We're partnering with three other winemakers for a collaborative Winemaker Dinner at Thomas Hill Organics on Thursday, May 18th at 7:00pm. The dinner will be $125pp, all-inclusive, and limited to 46 seats. For reservations or more information, please contact Thomas Hill at 226.5888.
We join the Paso Robles wine community at the Paso Robles Park Friday, May 19th and Saturday, May 20th for its biggest celebration, pouring our 2017 Esprit de Beaucasel and 2014 Esprit de Tablas Blanc at the RESERVE event in the "Library" section on Friday afternoon from 4:00-6:30pm and a range of new releases at the Grand Tasting on Saturday from 12:00-4:00pm. For tickets and more information click here.
Whether you visit the park or not, don’t forget to come to the tasting room where we’ll have special wines open all weekend and will be taking tours out through our biodynamic vineyards to visit our herd of sheep, alpacas and donkeys daily at 10:30 and 2:00pm.
Finally, we invite you to come out to the vineyard on Sunday, May 21st for a tasting of our flagship wines paired with small “brunch style” bites. These parings will be free to VINsiders, and included with a tasting fee for others. Food pairings will begin at 10am and last until we run out. Finally, enjoy live, upbeat music on our terraced patio by local band, Shawn Clark Family Band from noon until 3pm!
Jul 2nd-9th, 2017
We’re excited to be returning to the Mediterranean in the summer of 2017 to host a Rhone River cruise aboard the wonderful Uniworld ship S.S. Catherine. Partner Jason Haas, with his wife Meghan, and Executive Winemaker Neil Collins, with his wife Marci, will host this 8-day cruise from Avignon to Lyon, including visits to Tarascon, Viviers, Tain L'Hermitage, and Macon [full itinerary].
At each stop, there will be daily shore tours, including a behind-the-scenes visit to Chateau de Beaucastel and the Perrins' new properties in Gigondas, with a gourmet lunch prepared by Beaucastel’s Michelin-starred chef Laurent Deconick.
We have reserved the entire ship for our group at a special rate, but only until January 31, 2017 when prices will go up (if there are even any cabins left). Cabins start at $4153 per person. For all the details, and to book, visit our travel partners' Web site at foodandwinetrails.com/tablascreek2017 or call Food & Wine Trails at (800) 367-5348. We hope that you will join us!
For a sense of what's in store for you, see Robert Haas's account of our 2015 trip.
July 2nd - 9th, 2017
We’re excited to be returning to the Mediterranean in the summer of 2017 to host a Rhone River cruise aboard the wonderful Uniworld ship S.S. Catherine. Partner Jason Haas, with his wife Meghan, and Executive Winemaker Neil Collins, with his wife Marci, will host this 8-day cruise from Avignon to Lyon. For all the details, and to book, visit our travel partners' Web site at foodandwinetrails.com/tablascreek2017 or call Food & Wine Trails at (800) 367-5348. We hope that you will join us!
Any order you place from now until the end of April, from a bottle of wine to two cases or more, will be shipped anywhere we ship for just $10! The more you order, the more you save, so send wine to yourself, your family or your friends. Buy Wine »
In Antonio Galloni's Vinous (Sept. 2016) 28 Tablas wines topped 90 points, including 2014 Esprit Blanc (93), 2013 Panoplie (95), 2014 Patelin de Tablas (91) and 2014 En Gobelet (93). Read the review » More press »
March 20, 2017
It's rare enough that the mass media writes about wine that I was pleased to see an opinion piece on wine in this Sunday's New York Times, called "Ignore the Snobs, Drink the Cheap, Delicious Wine". In the piece, author Bianca Bosker begins with a visit to Treasury Wine Estates. One of the world's largest wine companies, Treasury is best known for owning flagship brands like Penfold's, Stag's Leap, Lindeman's, Beringer, and Chateau St. Jean, but those are just a few of the wines they make. Between all their brands, according to their Web site, they sold over 30 million cases of wine in 2015 Read More »