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Bringing the Rhône to Paso Robles

Tablas Creek is a pioneer of California's Rhone movement. Founded in 1989, it is the culmination of a friendship between two of the international wine community's leading families dating back to 1967: the Perrin family of Château de Beaucastel and the Haas family of Vineyard Brands.

After a four-year search, the partners chose Paso Robles, California, for its many similarities to the southern Rhone, and began the lengthy process of importing vine cuttings, building a grapevine nursery, and creating an estate vineyard from scratch.

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Robert Haas, Winemaker Neil Collins, Cesar Perrin, Francois Perrin, Jason Haas

Vineyard & Winemaking

Tablas Creek's 135 acres of estate vineyard is largely dry-farmed, limiting yields and emphasizing character of place. We are proud to be the first Regenerative Organic Certified® vineyard in the world. In addition, we have been organic since our inception, certified in 2003, and Biodynamic since 2010, certified in 2017. Our practices - including a mobile herd of sheep, alpacas and guard donkeys - control weeds, fertilize, and build healthy soils, capturing carbon and retaining the winter moisture.

Our winemaking, including native yeast, small-lot fermentation and the use of large, neutral French oak barrels, preserves our wines' connection to the land and vintage which produced them.

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In Our Community

Tablas Creek is proud of its participation in the life of the Paso Robles Community and beyond. Major organizations that we support include: must! Charities, Foundation for the Performing Arts Center, Paderewski Festival of Paso Robles, Festival Mozaic, Central Coast Shakespeare Festival, Woods Humane Society, Templeton and Paso Robles youth sports, and more. Our community work was recognized in 2016 with the Community "Green Medal" Award from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance.

Our Community Work
Jason Coaching

Our Team

Meet the people of Tablas Creek Vineyard.

Meet the Team
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