2020 Rhone Rangers Experience

02/16/2020 10:30 AM Paso Robles Event Center, 2198 Riverside Ave, Paso Robles, CA 93446

Seminar & Luncheon 10:30am–1:00pm (Auction Preview 10–10:30am) SOLD OUT
Grand Tasting & Silent Auction 1:30pm–4:00pm SOLD OUT
See you at the event!


The members of the Rhone Rangers invite you to join them for a day in Paso Robles Wine Country with some of America’s leading producers of Rhone varietals as we explore these great grapes and wines. This fun-filled and information-rich day will move this year to the Paso Robles Event Center! The event includes:

"Rhone Essentials" Seminar

Taste a top example of each of the principal categories of Rhone Rangers wines as you hear from winemakers and principals who have chosen the Rhone Ranger route in America, and who are forging California's "Rhone Zone" reputation. The discussion will be moderated by Erin Brooks, Reviewer of Oregon, Sonoma, and the California Central Coast for Robert Parker Wine Advocate. The featured wines, wineries, and presented will be:
 • Viognier - Steinbeck Vineyards, 2016 Viognier (Bryan Widstrand, Owner)
 • Other White Varietal - Domaine De La Terre Rouge, 2013 Roussanne (Bill Easton, Winemaker & Wine Grower)
 • White Rhone Blend - Ridge, 2018 Adelaida Vineyard (David Gates, SVP Vineyards)
 • Dry Rosé - Rabble Wine, 2018 Rabble Rosé (Brianne Chase, Associate Winemaker)
 • Grenache - Ranchero Cellars, 2018 Grenache (Amy Butler, Winemaker)
 • Mourvèdre - Horton Winery, 2016 Mourvedre (Shannon Horton, GM/Winemaker)
 • Syrah - Eberle Winery, 2017 Syrah Steinbeck Vineyard (Chris Eberle, Winemaker)
 • Other Red Varietal - Peachy Canyon, 2017 Petite Sirah (Robert Henson, Winemaker)
 • Red Rhone Blend - TH Estate, 2017 5 Blocks Cuvee (Phil LaMontagne, Lead Winemaker)

Vintners' Lunch

Seminar participants will be joined by Rhone Rangers principals and winemakers for a gourmet banquet lunch prepared by Chef Jeffery Scott. Throughout lunch, members' Rhone wines will be passing freely around the tables, while attendees enjoy an extended opportunity to interact with the producers. Click here to preview the delicious lunch menu.

Grand Tasting & Silent Auction

Taste 200+ wines from Rhone Rangers members from Paso Robles, Santa Barbara County, Monterey, Napa, Sonoma, El Dorado, Livermore Valley, the Sierra Foothills, Oregon and Virginia!  During the Grand Tasting, bid on lots donated by Rhone Rangers member wineries and help support the Rhone Rangers scholarship fund!

A preview of the wines that will be poured and the silent auction lots is in the event program.

Participating Wineries: • Adelaida Vineyards & Winery • Alta Colina • Anglim • Ascension Cellars • Bodega de Edgar • Bonny Doon • Bovino Vineyards • Brecon Estate • Broken Earth Winery • Calcareous Vineyard • Caliza Winery • Camins 2 Dreams • CASS • Chiron Wines • Cline Family Cellars • Concur Wines • Copia Vineyards and WineryCypherDerby Wine Estates • Dubost • Dusty Nabor • Eberle  • Ecluse • Epoch Estate Wines • Four LanternsHalter RanchHope Family Wines • Horton VineyardsJ. Dusi Wines • J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines • Jack Creek CellarsJaffurs Wine CellarsJohn Anthony Vineyards • Kaleidos • Kitá Wines • kukkula • Law Estate Wines • Ledge Vineyards Leverage • Lindquist Family Wines • Lone Madrone • McKahn Family Cellars • MCV Wines • Michael Gill Cellars • Miner Family Winery • Mitchella Vineyard & Winery • Montemar Wines • Morgan Winery • Niner  • Peachy Canyon Winery • Powell Mountain Cellars • Qupé Cellars • Ranchero Cellars • Red Soles Winery • Rhonedonnee • Ridge Vineyards • SAMsARA Wine Co • Seven Oxen Estate Wines • Steinbeck Vineyards & Winery • Still Waters Vineyards • Summerwood Winery • Tablas Creek • tercero wines • Terre Rouge • TH Estate Wines • Thacher Winery • Tooth & Nail Winery • Trattore Farms • Troon Vineyard • Truchard Vineyards • Two Shepherds • Vigo Cellars • Villa Creek • Wrath Wines • Zaca Mesa • Zenaida Cellars


The day's events will take place, for the first time, at the Paso Robles Event Center on Riverside Avenue in downtown Paso Robles! Participation in the seminar and lunch will be limited to the first 200 tickets sold. The grand tasting will be limited to 400 attendees.

Tickets for the seminar and lunch are $95 SOLD OUT (seminar/lunch attendees will receive free entry into the Grand Tasting). Tickets for the Grand Tasting are $45 SOLD OUT

See you at the event!

Trade and Media Attendance

Qualified trade and media interested in attending the Grand Tasting should bring a business card to the door of the event.

Hotel Room Blocks

Paso Robles Inn: call our front desk at 1-800-676-1713 and ask for the Paso Robles Event Center corporate discount, which will be 12% off the best available rate at time of booking.

The Oaks Hotel: mention RHONE RANGERS when booking at 805-237-8700 for a 12% discount for a one or two night stay, 15% on a three-night stay.

Oxford Suites Paso Robles: mention RHONE RANGERS when booking at 805-237-0305 for the best available group rate at time of booking. Discount available for bookings reserved by January 17, 2020.


We are grateful to the businesses and organizations without whom we could not put on our event.

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