VINsiders who are interested in becoming Collector’s Edition members can do so in any of three ways:
If you are not currently a VINsider and would like to join the VINsider Wine Club Collector's Edition, you can register online, choosing VINsider Wine Club Collector's Edition in the first section.
Due to the tremendous response we have received, the VINsider Wine Club Collector’s Edition is full and we are keeping a waiting list in advance of the 2013 fall shipment. If you are interested in joining the Collector’s Edition, please register; we expect to fill up our available 2013 spaces well in advance of the fall 2012 shipment. New registrants will be added to the Collector’s Edition membership, subject to available space, in the order in which their registrations are received.
The Fall 2012 Collector’s Edition shipment consisted of:
The total cost of the fall 2012 shipment is $440.25, plus any applicable taxes. As always, no-charge shipping is included in the Collector’s Edition shipment.
A June 2012 tasting of the 2005 Esprit de Beaucastel and 2005 Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc is available on the Tablas Creek blog.
Join us for the Paso Robles Wine Community's biggest celebration! We'll pour Esprit de Beaucastel at Friday's Reserve Event and a range of new releases at Saturday's Grand Tasting. And all weekend we'll have special wines open at the winery and will be taking tours to visit our herd of sheep, alpacas and donkeys. Sunday 11am to 1:30pm enjoy Chef Jacob Lovejoy's small plates, free with a tasting. Details & more events »
In May, we're featuring our 2011 Cotes de Tablas Blanc at a 10% discount. In 2011, our Viognier crop was cut by 80% due to spring frost, leaving a tiny, intense yield of less than one-half a ton per acre. The resulting wine is rich and tropical, with stone fruits and honey, but at the same time firmly dry, with a very long, saline & mineral finish. Details »
May 15, 2013
Take a look at the seven-line entry of Frank Schoonmaker, America’s foremost wine expert and author in 1964, about terroir. His association, rather than the "somewhereness" the wine exhibits, is more of a taste of dirt, neither elegant nor elevated: "somewhat unpleasant, common, persistent”. My, how things have changed. More »