Jason Haas is Partner and General Manager at Tablas Creek Vineyard, the pioneering Rhone-specialist winery in Paso Robles, CA, founded by his family in partnership with the Perrin Family of Château de Beaucastel, where he worked two summers while growing up. After obtaining a Master's Degree in Archaeology from Cornell and spending a four-year stint managing a tech company in Washington, DC, Jason moved to California to join Tablas Creek in April of 2002.At Tablas Creek, he oversees the business operations, is a member of the winemaking committee and directs the vineyard’s local and national marketing efforts.
In addition to his work at Tablas Creek, he is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance, a past president of the Rhone Rangers, and a former board member of the Family Winemakers of California. His writing has been published in Wine Business Monthly, Wines & Vines, Wine Industry Network and Zester Daily, and he is the principal author of the Tablas Creek blog, which has been a finalist at the Wine Blog Awards for Best Winery Blog seven times since 2008, winning in 2008 and 2011.
In recognition of his contributions to the Paso Robles wine community, he was voted by his peers 2015 Paso Robles Wine Country Wine Industry Person of the Year.