Wine Makers of Paso Robles Book Launch and Wine Tasting

Wednesday November 28th - 6:30 pm at {pages}

Please join us for a very special evening of wine and books at {pages}.  Julia Perez will share her beautiful new coffee table book The Winemakers of Paso Robles. This is a ticketed event and is likely to sell out.

Paso Robles has enjoyed a culture of winemaking since 1841, but in the past 20 years, a diverse group of unlikely outsiders has turned this once-sleepy cow town into the new nexus of ultra-premium wine for the 21st century.  To winemakers, every vintage is its own discrete labor of love, coaxing the perfect balance from sun, soil, rain and vine. Get it just right, and they create magic in a glass.

In these pages you will meet a group of fascinating, passionate people of amazing diversity. Athletes and scientists, writers and engineers, successful businessmen and scrappy service workers. There are journeymen from every corner of the country and even legendary wine regions of the Old World. And, of course, there are local kids done good. There are seasoned pros and relative neophytes and several on their second career, or even their third. Many overcame tremendous adversity. All have made enormous sacrifices and risked everything. They have come from different places and circumstances; they have different methods and experiences and philosophies. But they all share a single quality: a burning obsession to make wine that lives up to their dreams.  These are their stories.

Julia Perez is a professional photographer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has lived and worked in every corner of the world — photographing safaris in Tanzania, mosques in Turkey, temples in Hong Kong, and war-torn ruins in Southern Spain. She has long been a great lover of wine and fascinated with winemakers. Over the past few years, she has been fortunate to have taken photos of vineyards, wineries and winemakers all over the world.

Event date: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 6:30pm
Event address: 
Pages a Bookstore
904 Manhattan Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266