My annual Paso Robles/Santa Barbara wine trip...
Day One: Paso Robles.
My niece, our designated driver and Cal Poly SLO student.
Randall, a friend from college, lives in Morrow Bay and was the designated map guy.
From left, Me (Neil), Fred and Randall prepare for two days of tasting.
Stephen Asseo, owner/winemaker of L'Aventure winery.
Next stop, EOS.
Denise McLean takes on a tour of EOS winery.
EOS bottling line.
Bottles awaiting a fill and label.
New barrels awaiting to be filled.
Next stop: Shannon O'Neill of Maloy O'Neill.
Shannon takes us through his big red wines.
The proud papa.
Shannon thieves some wine.
and pours me a drink.
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