The Judgment of Paso Robles

Judgment Paso local wines

Gwendolyn Alley, winner of the WWC 23 judges' mentorship prize, takes part in an amicable showdown between Paso Robles and the rest of the world. Pictured above are the four Paso Robles wines in the line up.

Over 40 years ago in a blind tasting, Steven Spurrier proved that northern California Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay from wineries such as Ridge can compete with the best of Bordeaux and Burgundy. But what about wine from further south – from arid Paso Robles on California’s central coast?

Paso Robles v the World, a comparative blind tasting held at Niner Estate...