Paso Robles: Boundless Diversity
Eric Guido of Vinous scored Sixmilebridge reds high! "Frankly, I was stunned by these wines' clarity and regal tannic structures, which reflect a more Old World style. This is yet another feather in Anthony Yount’s hat."
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Tannins Make the Wines Go Round
Tannins In WineTannins in wine come from the skins, stems and the seeds of the grapes; and also the wood barrels used during aging. Ok, they can also come from wood chips and tannin powder…this reminds me of lyrics from…
If you have visited our tasting room, particularly in the Spring, you know we have an abundance of different trees, flora and fauna. In fact, we have over 60 different species on the property. And no, we aren’t counting the…
As we spring into a new season, it’s incredible to see the vineyard coming to life. We haven’t drowned in Paso quite yet, although the team agrees…we came close. We didn’t want to change the world, but one of these…
A Third Prodigious Cabernet Sauvignon Region Emerges In California
Andrew Chalk ofThe Chalk Report visited Paso Robles to deep dive into one of our most notable grape varieties…Cabernet Sauvignon. Read the full article here!
A Quick Overview Of The 2022 Vintage
Most of us wine enthusiasts have heard the phrase “winemaker’s vintage.” This term has been getting a lot of play lately in Paso Robles when describing the 2022 growing season and vintage. The best way to understand the term is…
A Look at the Boutique Wineries of Paso Robles
The Somm Journal spent a week in Paso Robles and loved their Sixmilebridge experience. Read the full article here!
The Sixmilebridge estate had a good growing season through August. While we did not get much rainfall in January through March, our temperatures did not spike much either on the low end or high end. We had comparatively warmer weather…
The 2022 Growing Season
Summer in Paso Robles means hot days, cool nights, and fruit development in the vineyards! Closing out 2021, we were experiencing one of the wettest winters in recent memory. With this great start to our rainy season, hopes were high.…
Swirl and Sip
Do you see folks effortlessly swirling their wine and seemingly paying no attention to the glass? Do you think they are just showing off? Maybe you try imitating them, but aren’t really sure why they and you are swirling your glasses.
Spring has sprung for the seventh time at Sixmilebridge! As we usher in the new season, the estate teems with life. Seen from a distance, a vineyard looks much the same year after year. Upon closer inspection, growth is evident…
Why You Need to Drink Wine in Paso Robles Before the Region Really Blows Up
Thrillist contributor Ari Bendersky visited Sixmilebridge and named us one of the top 14 wineries to visit on your next trip to Paso. Read the full article here!
Wine Geese of Ireland
Did you know the Irish invented the first guided missile, called the Brennan torpedo after its inventor, Louis Brennan? Btw, Oscar Wilde certainly fired a few guided missiles with the tip of his pen. Yet when it comes to wine, I don’t think Ireland readily comes to mind. But maybe it should…
17 Off-the-Beaten-Path California Reds
Food and Wine Magazine’s Jonathan Cristaldi includes Sixmilebridge in a stellar lineup of unique bottlings from CA producers. Read the full article here!
Watering Down A Hangover
Another myth busted: Drinking water doesn’t prevent a hangover. According to molecular biologist Patrick Schmitt the anti-hangover recipe of drinking a bathtub full of water before bed won’t save your bacon in the morning.
Raise Your Glass of Bubbles
Wine labeled “Champagne” must be produced in the eastern part of France known as Champagne. Sparkling winemakers from this region have spent vineyards of money trying to protect and defend this designation. And, to a great deal, they have succeeded.
California’s 7 Best New Winery Tasting Room Experiences You Should Visit
Sixmilebridge is the only Paso Robles winery that made the cut! We are thrilled to be included with the likes of Opus One and Aperture. Read the full article here.
Chilling Your Wine
Summer is nearly upon us and that means warmer temperatures are on the horizon. To combat the heat it’s hard to improve upon a chilled-to-perfection glass of Sixmilebridge Sauvignon Blanc or Rosé. Of course, that begs the question: What is the perfect temperature and how do I reach it?
If you have enjoyed drinking wine for a long time, it’s almost a certainty that you have encountered a “corked” wine. Btw, a corked wine is not a wine with bits of cork floating around in it.
The Tasting Room is Open
Our big news is that we officially opened the tasting room Thursday, June 18. For the first two weeks, we offered limited appointments Thursday through Sunday. We are now open seven days a week (due to popular demand, we like to think!).
2017 Red Wines Release
The Incantation is a new blend composed of 75% Malbec, 12.5% Cabernet and 12.5% Petit Verdot. Kudos to our son Kyle for coming up with the name—we think this wine casts quite a spell over its drinkers!
How a Rosé is Made
First, start with red grapes. You don’t mix red and white grapes to get a pink color...
The 2020 Growing Season
Rain and California aren’t always synonymous, but what is considered our “wet” season is starting to wrap up. January and February under-performed significantly, but March and April made good strides in the right direction!