A felicitous combination of terroir characteristics about the west side Paso Robles land seemed perfect for Robert Haas's vision of Rhone varietal wines.
Paso Robles (AVA)
Tablas Creek Terroir:
A Sense of Place
Wines that express their appellation's distinctiveness and show off the unique influences of their terroir are the mission of Tablas Creek Vineyard. A remarkably successful mission at that.
February 26, 2008
founded Tablas Creek Vineyard
in Paso Robles
, California to create Rhone varietals. But how he ended up in Paso Robles was circuitous at best since he started in New York City as a successful wine merchant and then moved his family in the 1970s to Vermont.