Paso Robles 101: A Journey into Wine Knowledge with Wine Folly and Hope Family Wines

November 30th, 2023

SEATTLE, WA — Wine Folly is proud to announce the launch of Paso Robles 101, our latest educational endeavor and the 12th course in our acclaimed series. This course marks the third major project in our ongoing collaboration with the Paso Robles wine region, following the successful launch of the Paso Robles region guide and the printed guide/map project.

Wine Folly School: Paso Robles 101

Paso Robles 101 was created in collaboration with Hope Family Wines. “This is the first master course of its kind to help wine lovers learn everything about the Paso Robles AVA,” said Owner-Winemaker Austin Hope. “We're thrilled to partner with Wine Folly to share the depth and diversity of Paso Robles wines.”

Paso Robles 101 is crafted to meet the growing demand for high-quality wine education, reflecting the region's complexity since the creation of 11 sub-AVAs in 2014. The course offers a structured learning experience, culminating in a 50-question multiple-choice exam, enabling enthusiasts to earn a Wine Folly certification and solidify their wine knowledge.

Wine Folly School: Paso Robles 101

The Paso Robles region has seen significant growth in wine tourism. The increasing number of wineries using Paso Robles fruit and the expanding reach of the region underscore the importance of accurate and detailed wine knowledge. Wine Folly's digital and printed guides have already set a new standard in showcasing this vibrant wine region.

Wine Folly School: Paso Robles 101

Led by Madeline Puckette and Christine Marsiglio MW, Paso Robles 101 promises an enriching and comprehensive exploration of the region's wines. We invite learners to delve into the unique attributes of Paso Robles and enhance their understanding of this dynamic wine area.

To embark on this educational journey and to learn more about Paso Robles 101, visit


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