2016 Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles Seminar Series


Time to geek out with all your passionate Rhône loving friends with our 2016 Paso Robles Seminar Series!  We will release the seminars as they are finalized, so keep watching this page!

Attend all four seminars in the series by purchasing the Weekend Pass or take in individual seminars to expand your Rhône knowledge.  The cost of the individual seminar pass is $155 per seminar.  Passes are subject to sell-out quickly and are based on a first-come, first-served basis.


Seminar One: The Intricacies of Châteauneuf du Pape

Date: Friday, April 15, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Presenters: Jeb Dunnuck of the Wine Advocate 
Cost: A Weekend Pass or an Individual Seminar Pass must be purchased in advance to attend this seminar.

Jeb Dunnuck of The Wine Advocate will lead us through an exploration of the terroirs of Châteauneuf du Pape.  In addition to wines from the famous rolled stone soils (galets roulés) that the region is known for, we will take a look at wines from the more sand, clay and limestone dominated terroirs.  We will also explore the classic and modern style of wines from the region.

Seminar Two: Washington Rhônes - State of Address

Date: Friday, April 15, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

The time has come for us to hear from four Washington State producers who will walk us through the soils and winemaking climate within this northwest US state.  Each will provide their view on the state of Rhône varieties within the great northwest state through a guided tasting.  Sharing their wines and viewpoints will be Todd Alexander of Force Majeure, Greg Harrington of Gramercy Cellars, Sean Boyd of Rôtie Cellars along with Bob Bertheau of Tenet Wines a collaboration with winemaker Michel Gassier and enology consultant, Philippe Cambie who will also be in attendance.
 

Seminar Three: Launching Soon!

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
 

Seminar Four: Launching Soon!

Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 a.m.