News and Press

Tablas Creek Vineyard named #1 Winery in the Daily Meal's 2015 list of America's Best Wineries

We were honored and humbled to learn that The Daily Meal placed Tablas Creek at #1 on its list of 101 Best Wineries in America for 2015 among an impressive collection of exemplary producers. They called us "a leader in the use of Rhône varietals in the Paso Robles region, a leader in the fight for approval of 11 sub-districts in the area, and a leader in advancing sustainable and biodynamic vineyard practices".  Wineries were selected based on input from a panel of sommeliers, wine writers, chefs and restaurateurs for "what gets put into the bottle" but also considering factors such as innovation, leadership in their region, and value. Full list of recent press »

Rhone Rangers Honor Robert Haas with Lifetime Achievement Award

In April, The Rhone Rangers recognized Tablas Creek founder Robert Haas with the 2014 Rhone Rangers Lifetime Achievement Award, given for services to the American Rhone movement. It's just the second-ever lifetime achievement award that the organization has given out. Details »

The awards ceremony featured a wonderful tribute video with reflections on Haas's career from California icons like Paul Draper, Josh Jensen, Gary Eberle and Bob Lindquist. You can watch the video on YouTube »

Great Reviews from Vinous and Wine Advocate

We were thrilled to receive such good reviews from both Vinous and Wine Advocate, including the 2013 Esprit de Tablas Blanc (91 points; “Smooth...focused”: Vinous), 2013 Panoplie (94-96 points; "fabulous richness and depth": Wine Advocate), 2013 En Gobelet (92 points; “shows excellent focus and persistence”: Vinous), and the 2013 Esprit de Tablas (92-94 points; "full-bodied, nicely concentrated": Wine Advocate).

Read the complete reviews: Vinous »  Wine Advocate »

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Selected Recent Press

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Paso Robles Harvest Wine Weekend

Join us for Paso Robles' annual harvest celebration the weekend of October 16th-18th
All weekend: Visit our tasting room for a first look at our newest Esprit de Tablas wines from the 2013 vintage.
Friday night: Enjoy a four-course, four-wine dinner at McPhee's Grill in Templeton. $105/per person; reservations are essential. Details »
Saturday: Our winemakers will be leading interactive harvest cellar tours 10:30, 12:00, 2:00, 3:30 (20 guest limit). Free to all; no reservations needed. Details »

Tablas Creek News

Tablas Creek in The New York Times and Washington Post in August

We are pleased to have been included in recent articles in The New York Times (on creative responses to California's drought) and the Washington Post (on our 11 new AVA's) and to see the attention for Paso Robles. More recent press »

MA Shipping Permit Received!

We are thrilled to announce that we've received our shipping permit from the great state of Massachusetts. Residents of the Bay State can now order wine or become VINsider Wine Club members.  More shipping news »

On the Tablas Blog

Harvesting under the stars

October 2, 2015
By: Lauren Phelps
I arrived at the vineyard today at 4:00 AM in the crisp morning air to photograph the "night harvest" of one of our last blocks of Mourvedre. Our crew used only head-lamps and the lights from the tractors to harvest which was challenging to photograph and made for some very interesting and rewarding shots.  Read More »