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Wine Tasting
Second generation continues Peachy Canyon Winery family tradition
 Peachy Canyon Winery, one of the earliest wineries in Paso Robles wine country, is now man- aged by the second generation
of the founding Beckett family. Brothers Josh and Jake Beckett have taken the reins from their parents, Doug and Nancy Beckett. When the Beckett parents founded the winery in 1988, it was one of only 10 in the region.
The brothers worked in the vineyards and winery alongside their parents and in 2004 created their own brand, Chronic Cellars. With the sale of Chronic Cellars to Winery Exchange finalized last year Jake and Josh returned to Peachy Canyon Winery to take on the daily operations and responsibilities of the family business.
“It’s great to have my brother back on the team,” said Jake Beck- ett, General Manager. “We have
Peachy Canyon Winery’s second generation, Jake and Josh Beckett, take over the reins
future of the Peachy Canyon wines,” said Doug Beckett. “His being there will truly make a difference.”
“I am very excited to be back and to be a part of its new energy and success”, Josh said. “Many years ago, I planted 30 acres of dry-farmed Zinfandel and Rhone grapes at our Mustang Springs Ranch. Now I get the chance
to work with these grapes. It is something that I hoped would be possible one day. Along with these new plantings we have our other estate Snow and Thibido Vineyards coming online in the Adelaida and Willow Creek districts. These are going to produce spectacular fruit. I will be fortunate to be hands-on with these vineyards from dirt to bottle. I look forward to carrying on Peachy Canyon’s legacy and taking it to a higher level.”
Peachy Canyon was instrumen-
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worked together in many capacities over the past 20 years. My favorite years working with Josh, both
at Chronic Cellars and Peachy
Canyon, were when he was the winemaker.”
“Having Josh back as full-time winemaker ensures the quality and
               Home of and Estate Wines
 5685 El Pomar Drive, Templeton, CA 93465
Friday & Saturday 11am-5pm, Sunday 11am - 4pm and by appointment. 805.238.2007
   café bovino
Serving tapas appetizers to share and special lunch menus. Friday - Saturday 12-4pm & Sunday 12-3pm

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