Hahn Family Wines has been one of the movers and shakers in social media when it comes to winery involvement. with Lisa de Bruin (@winedivergirl) and Philip Woodrow (@hahnwines & @philular) heading the charge, they have becoming a leader in social media interaction. As Bill Legion, President of Hahn Family Estates said last year,
The blogging community is a vital part of the future of the industry. We are using our vineyards (and the wine) because that’s who we are. I believe that the more the blogging community learns about wine, the better it is for all of us. The internet and Social Media allow you to establish a relationship and an emotional connection to someone that I have never met face to face. It allows me to create connections with multiple people in multiple countries simultaneously and in a very personal way.
Hahn Family Wines is located in the Santa Lucia Highlands, in California’s central coast. They are inspired to elevate Monterey wines to the highest levels of quality, and make wines that are special and distinct. One of the things that makes Hahn special is that they create wines at every level, from “Banned in ‘Bama“ Cycles Gladiator – which has been the subject of quite some controversy due to its rather racy label (well racy if you’re from the Bible Belt and no sense of humor) which is budget friendly and conservative Alabama riot inciting, to the Lucienne single vineyard Pinot Noirs – Hahn wines are there for everyone.
Thank you Hahn for your continuing support for the WBC Scholarship and your contributions to social media, not to mention your love of bloggers! I am looking forward to my 1 year old Pinot noir vine’s birthday this weekend!
Editor’s Note: Last year, several California bloggers were invited to participate in a unique opportunity to plant our own vines in a special Bloggers Block at the winery in the Santa Lucia Highlands. This experience allowed the attendees to learn detailed information about the vineyard from the vineyard manager and staff, but also see and taste the local terroir from grape to glass with winemaker Paul Clifton. Stay tuned for the update soon!