Lepe Cellars – Miguel Lepe, Ep. 50

If you don’t know the wines of Lepe Cellars in Monterey County, you’re in for a treat!

The Marys continue their Monterey County wine tour, where we met up with Miguel Lepe, founding winemaker of Lepe Cellars. Miguel is an up and coming winemaker, who, as the county’s first Mexican American winery owner, has a great story that you need to know! Thanks to one college course, Miguel’s life path was forever changed.

Miguel is a winemaker to watch! Get the dibs first right here. Plus, find out who the model is for his wine label.

Lepe Cellars tasting room is in Carmel-by-the-Sea at Dolores Street between Ocean & 7th.

Wines tasted in this episode:

2021 Lepe Cellars Pinot Noir, McIntyre Vineyard, Monterey County

2020 Lepe Cellars Petit Verdot, San Antonio Vineyard, Monterey County

Sip Sip Hooray! thanks the Monterey County Vintners & Growers for hosting our travels. montereywines.org