Press

Oct
13

Ascension Cellars: Wines that elevate your senses

We join writer Cori Solomon at a lovely lunch, paired perfectly by the chef at Cafe Del Rey. Her thoughts on the wines and food served that day. Read more »


Sep
28

The Garagiste Festival, Off the Beaten Path Wines

Wine garagistes are kind of like the quintessential “bad boy” or “bad girl”, maverick winemakers that are edgy, self assured (they do things their way!), and exciting to be around, for their out of the box thinking and surprisingly delicious wine results. But to find these off the grid wines is not so easy, which makes the Garagiste Festival a must for those seeking the next big thing. Read more »


Aug
3

Ascension Cellars wine featured in Los Angeles

Erick Allen, owner/winemaker of Ascension Cellars was recently in Los Angeles to present his portfolio of Rhône and Bordeaux blends. The wines were paired with Franco-California cuisine at a luncheon in Cafe del Rey, a popular restaurant in the yacht-dotted Marina del Rey harbor. Read more »


Mar
22

Ascension Cellars Siren: Rosé that speaks for itself

Vertical wine tastings can always be fun. How about a vertical of Rosé? With two bottles of Ascension Cellars Siren Rosé, a 2014 and 2015 it was fascinating to explore the differences and nuances between the two vintages. Read more »


Oct
17

Big Bear Grizzly: Chef & Winemaker Collaborate

What do you get when you pair a graphic artist and an interior designer? Well, an Intimate Evening of Food and Wine, of course.

Le Dolce Vita Tasting Room in Big Bear Lake hosts Chef Paul Rivera and winemaker Erick Allen of Ascension Cellars Saturday, Oct. 17, for a five-course meal prepared in the Tasting Room paired with select wines. Read more »


Jul
10

A Taste of Garagiste: A festival prelude

We were so excited to be able to share our wines with writer Cori Solomon at at mini-tasting at Bar & Garden in Culver City to help promote the upcoming Garagiste Festival: Urban Exposure. Read more »