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DILECTA 12 THE TILLER
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Bottle Size: 750ml
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DILECTA 2012 PROPRIETARY RED "THE TILLER" PASO ROBLES 750mL

Orion Stang grew up on the Central Coast of California and developed a love of the land and an appreciation for wine early on in life. In the early 1990’s when Paso Robles had only a few tasting rooms his free-spirited parents would pack a picnic and take him on their wine tasting excursions. The aroma of the wine and the tasting rooms combined with his mom’s delectable picnic were two of the early influences that led him to making wine.

After years of studying wine abroad in Italy and working on becoming a Certified Sommelier, he realized that he wanted to make great wine, not just taste and recommend it to customers. The gods must have been smiling upon him because he got a job at one of the most sought-after wineries in Paso Robles...Booker! From picking the grapes to learning the creative techniques of blending and barrel selection and to the final step of bottling, Orion came to love the art of making wine. He soon became an assistant winemaker to Eric Jensen, the owner of the Booker Winery and Vineyard. In 2011, he decided it was time to take the plunge and make his own wine and started his own label, Dilecta, which means “lovely” or “loved” in Latin.

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