No matter what the outcome of the dueling Paso Robles AVA subdivision petitions, the controversy has cause deep divisions among its wineries and vineyard owners.
Paso Robles (AVA)
The Appellation Divide:
Can the Paso Pie Be Cut Without Ruining the Crust
Creating new AVAs can create controversy and divide a community as well as an appellation. Paso Robles wineries are feeling the heat with their petition.
April 30, 2007
here’s a bit of appellation angst brewing in Paso Robles these days. As the public comment period on the Westside AVA petition before the Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) came to a close on April 24th, the comments were flying and so was the mud. (see comments