The Amphora Wine Project – Past Forward

The Wine History Project documents and preserves the unique wine and food history of San Luis Obispo County.

Through interviews with growers and winemakers who have shaped the wine history of San Luis Obispo County we build upon the story of wine in our county while collecting and archiving historical videography and recordings to preserve their history.

The Amphora Project – Past Forward
The film shows how ancient winemaking techniques are being explored today by winemakers in San Luis Obispo County

Watch the Trailer:

This is a trailer for the upcoming documentary hosted by Karen MacNeil, wine-educator and author of the acclaimed THE WINE BIBLE, and produced by The Wine History Project of San Luis Obispo County and Partners 2 Media.

Amphora – Made in Italy
This video provides a rare opportunity to see the ancient art and techniques of highly skilled artisans preparing the clay material and crafting a large amphora in the town of Impruneta, a center for producing terracotta for thousands of years. Mossimo Pocci filmed this workman in his studio and the kilns in which the amphora was fired.

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Amphora Project: The Master Potter

Watch master potter Scott Semple build a large clay amphora for the Wine History Project.

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All films are available on the Wine History Project’s website.
John Alban – A Visionary A Conversation Between Karen MacNeil and John Alban
John Munch, Accidental Winemaker in Paso Robles
Tom Myers – Made In Paso
Last harvest” at Luna Matta.
The Influencers – Icons and Ingenuity A discussion with Winemaker Bob Lindquist.
Roundtable on Central Coast Wine A discussion with Archie McLaren, Jim Clendenon, and Brian Talley.
91 Harvests The story of the Dusi Vineyard began in the early 1920s…
The Legacy of Gary Eberle Six short videos on the legacy of Gary Eberle, Eberle Winery, and Paso Robles wine country.



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