Friday, November 9, 2012

11/9-Michael Jordan talks with Ashley Hepworth, John Teeling & Jason Joyce

Ashley Hepworth - Winemaker Joseph Phelps Vineyards

When Joe Phelps founded his estate winery and vineyards in 1973, he did so with a clear vision for the work and commitment that would be required to create the best wines possible. Essential to his goal was assembling a winemaking team who would embrace his dedication, attention to detail, and tremendous passion for the craft of winemaking itself. Today, the talented winemaking team of Ashley Hepworth, Napa Winemaker, Damian Parker, Director of Winemaking, Philippe Pessereau, Director of Vineyard Operations, Kelly Fields, Napa Assistant Winemaker and Justin Ennis, Freestone Assistant Winemaker, have taken Joe’s vision to heights even he could never have imagined.
Ashley summarizes the Joseph Phelps winemaking philosophy as: “…creating the very best wine from the vintage we’ve been given; to take what we get from the vineyard and to express the terroir and the beauty of the vineyard in every bottle of wine.”

John Teeling & Jason Joyce - Calcareous Vineyard
Indulge your senses in the award winning wines and breathtaking views of Calcareous Vineyard. We selected our name, Calcareous as a tribute to the terroir. The calcareous limestone soil and varied microclimates allow us to produce Bordeaux, Rhone and Burgundy varietals simultaneously. 

Come visit us Daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m.; 3430 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446. 805.239.0289. 

Food & Wine pairing menu available for purchase from Thomas Hill Organics on Saturday and Sunday from 12pm-3pm. 

Our motto, "Let the Soil Speak", says it all. 

At Calcareous Vineyard, we strive to bring the best out of the limestone soil profiles and cool ocean breezes. Our winemaker, Jason Joyce, believes that the best winemaking begins in the vineyards. Our owners wholeheartedly agree and encourage the entire staff to focus on quality and style, one vine at a time, and one customer at a time. Calcareous harvests grapes from its own vineyards on Peachy Canyon Road and from long term leases with premium vineyards all situated on the westside slopes of Paso Robles. In addition, small blocks of premium fruit are purchased from family owned vineyards on the westside. Our wines are rich in herbal and fruit aromas, perfectly balanced and elegantly refined. We look forward to your arrival at the top.

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