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About the Virtual Tasting

Jason Haas, Partner and General Manager of Tablas Creek, joined founder of A Life Well Drunk, John Sporing for a virtual tasting on October 22nd, 2020.

Did you miss the live virtual tasting? No worries, watch it here:

In the October 22, 2020 tasting we sipped and discussed three wines:

  • 2018 Grenache Blanc
  • 2019 Patelin de Tablas Rosé
  • 2016 Esprit de Tablas

We look forward to seeing everyone again soon in person, until then we hope to see you at the tastings!

Meet the Maker

Jason Haas is the second-generation proprietor of Tablas Creek, serving in the dual roles of Partner and General Manager. Son of Vineyard Brands founder (and Tablas Creek co-founder) Robert Haas, he grew up in the wine business, including spending two summers working at Château de Beaucastel.

After obtaining a Master’s Degree in Archaeology from Cornell and spending a four-year stint managing a tech company in Washington, DC, Jason moved to California to join Tablas Creek in April of 2002, where he oversees the business, winemaking, sales and marketing.

In addition to his work at Tablas Creek, Jason is President of the Rhone Rangers board of directors, past Chairman of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, and a board member of Free the Grapes. His writing has been published in Wine Business Monthly, Wines & Vines, Decanter, Wine Industry Network and Zester Daily. He is principal author of the Tablas Creek blog, a Wine Blog Awards finalist for Best Winery Blog eight times since 2008, winning in 2008 and 2011.

In recognition of his contributions to the Paso Robles wine community, he was voted by his peers 2015 Paso Robles Wine Country Wine Industry Person of the Year and 2017 San Luis Obispo County Wine Industry Person of the Year.