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April 24, 2015 | Ancient Peaks

Benefit Concert on May 17

Get ready to rock for a good cause as Ancient Peaks and must! charities team up to host a benefit concert on May 17 at the historic Santa Margarita Ranch, in tandem with the Paso Robles Wine Festival weekend. 

This concert is all about having a good time for a great cause, and it offers a relaxing conclusion to an action-packed weekend.

The concert will be headlined by The JD Project, known for their upbeat original songs and classic rock sounds. The Haute Skillet food truck will be on hand to provide scrumptious fare for purchase, while we will offer our estate wines by the glass and bottle. 

The concert takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The entry cost is a minimum donation of $5. The setting will be the ranch’s beautiful Estrada Gardens, which features broad lawn seating. You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. 

Net proceeds will benefit must! charities, a local nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life in San Luis Obispo’s North County by offering hope, compassion, and resources to those in need. 

Click here for more details, we hope to see you there!

Time Posted: Apr 24, 2015 at 1:43 PM
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April 10, 2015 | Ancient Peaks

New Places for Familiar Faces


If you are at all familiar with our winery, you will likely recognize Kristin Muhly (above left) and Nina Leschinsky as two longtime members of the Ancient Peaks family who have been instrumental in our growth and success. 

We are now excited to share that Kristin and Nina have been promoted to new positions with expanded responsibilities. Below is the lowdown on what they will be up to...Join us as we raise a toast to them!

Kristin Muhly – National Brand Manager

Kristin transitions from sales and marketing manager to the new position of national brand manager. In this role, she will work more extensively with the winery’s national distributors to grow the winery’s market coverage and penetration. She will also manage distributor goals, develop new sales programs and field numerous related national sales responsibilities.

Kristin is a graduate of Cal Poly with 11 years of hospitality and sales experience in the wine industry. She has been with Ancient Peaks since 2011. “I’m excited about our direction and growth, and I love working for a family-owned winery with such a distinctive sense of place,” she said. “I look forward to getting our wines and message out to more markets across the nation.”

Nina Leschinsky – Director of Consumer Sales

Nina transitions from direct-to-consumer sales manager to the position of director of consumer sales. Her role grows in tandem with a current expansion of the Ancient Peaks tasting room in Santa Margarita. She will oversee the new on-site food program, added visitor space, expanded direct-to-consumer events, hiring and management of direct-to-consumer team employees, and other hospitality efforts.

Nina studied at Cal Poly and started working in the wine industry 14 years ago. She has been with Ancient Peaks since 2008. “It’s been exciting to see the continued growth at Ancient Peaks,” she said. “We have a strong and cohesive team, and it’s great to be a part of it.”

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