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Our Tasting Room Team

At Castoro Cellars our Tasting Room staff is highly trained and eager to make your tasting experience one to remember. Whether you are a seasoned taster or out for the first time, they are sure to accommodate your needs and make you feel at home.

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Ryan McGuire

Ryan is a Paso Rob­les native and has worked in the wine indus­try for over 10 years. He start­ed his career in wine as a vine­yard man­age­ment intern in high school, fre­quent­ly work­ing on Castoro’s vine­yards, among others.

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Holly Salzman

Hol­ly grad­u­at­ed from San Fran­cis­co State with a degree in Broad­cast­ing and worked sev­er­al years in the field of sports broad­cast­ing and coor­di­na­tion in Los Ange­les area. After vis­it­ing and falling in love with Paso Rob­les wine coun­try, she and her hus­band decid­ed to leave busy SoCal to raise their chil­dren on the Cen­tral Coast.

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Estefania Barth

Orig­i­nal­ly from Buenos Aires, Argenti­na, Este­fi has been work­ing in hos­pi­tal­i­ty and events for over 10 years. Her degree in hos­pi­tal­i­ty and pub­lic rela­tions comes in very handy when help­ing you plan the per­fect event at Cas­toro! An avid music lover, you can find her at the local record store in her free time or per­haps on the dance floor at one of our local music venues. 

She also loves dogs and the spir­it of Halloween. 

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Brady Winter

Brady was born and raised in South­ern Cal­i­for­nia and moved the fam­i­ly to Paso Rob­les in 2002 look­ing for a bet­ter lifestyle here on the Cen­tral Coast. Work­ing for a small, fam­i­ly owned and oper­at­ed win­ery and vine­yard for 14 years gave him expe­ri­ence in almost every facet of the wine busi­ness. Brady loves to golf, ski, and scu­ba dive in his spare time and brings his many years of expe­ri­ence to Cas­toro as part of the dam fine” Wine Club Team.

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Amy Graves


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Greg Phifer

Greg is start­ing his 20th year at Cas­toro Cel­lars! He loves talk­ing about wines and all things rock n’ roll. Pri­or to work­ing at Cas­toro, Greg was the radio pro­mo­tion man­ag­er for Colum­bia Records in Los Ange­les for 30 years. He’s worked with The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, Bruce Spring­steen, Bil­ly Joel, Jour­ney, Mari­ah Carey, Neil Dia­mond and Tony Ben­nett. His hob­bies are play­ing drums in a blues band, golf­ing and cross­word puz­zles. Greg enjoys spend­ing time with his love­ly wife of 37 years, Mar­sha and his best friend Rusty”, their sweet, lov­ing, puppy!

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Angela Rasmussen

Angela Ras­mussen

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Janet Carnegie

Mor­ro Bay is Janet’s home port! Spend­ing her youth explor­ing the many local trails on horse­back, total­ly inspired her adult life. Still able to find those old trails of long ago, although now on foot. She’s in con­stant awe of where she grew-up! After rais­ing five free spir­it­ed chil­dren on the cen­tral coast, Janet took a minute to pour her­self a glass of wine. There’s always a great sto­ry in a glass of wine! She has been pour­ing Dam Fine Wine” for 15 years… now that’s hard to believe! It has tru­ly been great to share the sto­ry of Cas­toro Cel­lars and tell of Neils and Bimmer’s Udsen’s com­mu­ni­ty and fam­i­ly val­ues.
On her days off you might spot her out kayak­ing on the bay, walk­ing miles on the beach or danc­ing always bare­foot at one of our many com­mu­ni­ty concerts.

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