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Herman Story

The frontiers of Paso are still being pushed and explored. Chances are you’ve come here to find something unspoiled, inspiring and real. Russell P. From began Herman Story Wines in 2001 with 7 barrels stashed in his employer’s cellar. What started as a modest homage to his rancher grandfather has become a beacon to those seeking opulent, structured Syrah and Grenache. To maintain balance while giving flavor full stage, Russell works with 30 top-tier vineyards in 7+ distinct growing regions between Santa Barbara and Paso Robles. Vineyards of particular note include: Bien Nacido, Chelle Mountain, John Sebastiano, Larner, Presqui’le and White Hawk. From’s dedication has held the attention of discriminating consumers and reviewers alike, earning him a coveted position in Wine Spectator’s Top 100 List in 2014 for his On the Road Grenache and averages 90+ scores across all wines and vintages from major publications.

The wines of Herman Story are forthright, unabashed, powerhouse beauties that aren’t for the faint of heart or the pinky raising set.

Winemaker: Russell P. From

Wines Produced

  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Grenache
  • GSM
  • Meritage / Bordeaux Blend
  • Rhône Red Blend
  • Rosé
  • Syrah
  • Tempranillo
  • Viognier