Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles

Hospice du Rhône’s flagship event in Paso Robles,  April 21 – 23, 2022 at the Paso Robles Event Center in California. For over twenty years, Hospice du Rhône Paso Robles has brought an audience to Paso Robles with renowned Rhône wine producers, respected wine industry media, talented sommeliers, wine importers and educated enthusiasts coming from global wine regions. The 2022 event will gather attendees for wine tastings featuring over 120 international Rhône wine producers, seminars on the forefront of Rhône thinking, an exclusive live auction, delicious meals paired with Rhône wines.

Tastings Schedule
Over 120 leading international producers and importers will be showcasing the twenty-two Rhône varieties for two days of tastings.

Friday April 22 2022
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Trade and Media Opening Tasting
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Opening Tasting

Saturday April 23 2022
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Trade and Media Closing Tasting
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | Closing Tasting
Seminar Series | April 22 & 23, 2022
Seminar One | Cave de Tain: A Magical Assemblage | April 22, 2022
Cave de Tain, the esteemed wine cooperative of Tain l’Hermitage, France has been producing wines in the Northern Rhône for over 85 years. David Quillin will guide atendees through their Hermitage Appellation offerings, focusing on the Hermitage Gambert de Loche 2015. In a fascinating dissection of the final blend, we will taste through the wines from the six individual Hermitage Appellation plots used to create the final Hermitage Gambert de Loche 2015 vintage, gaining a nuanced understanding of the numerous
differences in terroir on the Hermitage hillside.
Seminar Two | Horsepower Vineyards: The Hoofbeat of Tradition | April 22, 2022
In 1997, vigneron Christophe Baron launched Cayuse Vineyards by planting the first vineyard in the stones of the ancient Walla Walla River bed. In 2011, Christophe created Horsepower Vineyards, focusing on high density vineyards cultivated by draft horses. Currently, Horsepower Vineyards creates five wines with a production of 2,300 cases. Moderator Jeb Dunnuck will explore the terroir and wines from this truly one-of-a-kind estate.
Seminar Three | Ventoux, red hot cause it’s cool | April 23, 2022
The Ventoux AOC region in the Southern Rhone has been in the spotlight lately: its cooler climate, making a fresher style of wines, has made this area particularly well prepared against climate change. High-altitude enclaves yielding bright mountain fruit is attracting winemaking talent from very diverse backgrounds to uncover a patchwork of exciting micro-terroirs in the valley, while inspiring new generations of local growers to rediscover their potential and go for gold. Five of the benchmark estates of the Appellation will be presenting their wines to showcase some of the quality and diversity of this
remarkable region whose star is rising.Seminar Four | Syrah to Rock the World: The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater | April 23, 2022
The basalt stones of The Rocks District of Milton-Freewater in the Walla Walla Valley form one of the most distinctive viticultural regions in the world. It has quickly become a pre-eminent growing area for Rhône varieties. This engaging seminar will dig into Syrah of The Rocks District and consider the question of site versus style, while looking at the region’s unique growing conditions, hallmark producers, and evolving farming practices.
Event tickets start at $125 and are now on sale. To purchase tickets visit

Rhône-Around Dinner Series | April 21 & 22, 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022 7pm
– Clos Solène and Domaine la Barroche at Il Cortile Ristorante
– E. Guigal and Château de Nalys at Six Test Kitchen
– Ventoux at Les Petites Canailles

Friday, April 22, 2022 7pm
– E. Guigal and Château de Nalys at Six Test Kitchen
– No Stones Unturned: The Wines of Christophe Baron at BL Brasserie
– The Rocks District at Thomas Hill Organics

Dinners start at $250 and are now on sale. To purchase tickets visit

Michelle Bhttps://www.enjoyslo.com/
Meet Michelle! Fellow foodie, owner of EnjoySLO and founder of At Her Table.

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