Wine Dog of the Month – ‘Chloe’ – HKG Estate Wines, Healdsburg, CA USA

Wine Dog of the Month – Chloe


Winery: HKG Estate Wines
Healdsburg, CA USA


Breed: Miniature Dachshund, 5
Owner: Kathy Borg

Naughtiest deed: Sneaky begging
Favourite toy: Bright pink monster
Favourite pastimes: Sunbathing on everyone’s desk at work and cuddling
Favourite food: Yoghurt-covered pretzels
Obsession: Hunting for lizards, gophers and pigeons



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Wine Dog of the Month – ‘Hank’ – Herman Story Winery, Paso Robles, CA

Hank from Herman Story Winery, Paso Robles, CA

Herman Story was the name of winemaker Russell From’s grandfather. He was a rancher, logger, swapper, banker, philanthropist, a ‘teller of tales’ and the perfect inspiration for Russell’s innovative and modern winery. In less than ten years, Herman Story has become one of the most critically-acclaimed wineries in America and routinely achieves top scores from Robert Parker and Wine Spectator.

Russell’s visionary and dedicated approach to his superb wines is matched only by his dog Hank’s visionary and dedicated approach to tennis ball retrieval. Hank has spent all of his five years honing his craft and is considered the Zen master of Fetch around Paso Robles.

Winery: Herman Story Winery, Paso Robles, CA USA
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer, 5
Owner: Russell From

Obsession: Balls, guns and bungs

Naughtiest deed: Eating chickens
Favourite pastime: Looking for squirrels
Known accomplices: Vailia, Paige, Abbey and Bailey
Favourite food: Stout cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

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Reg from Rymill Coonawarra, South Australia

Rymill is in the heart of the world-renowned Coonawarra appellation in South Australia and the estate produces elegant, classic wines made exclusively from grapes grown in its own terra rossa vineyards.

Visitors to this distinctive, modern winery are welcomed by the two large majestic bronze stallions that stand outside the tasting room.

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The Wonderful World of Wine Dogs

Winemakers love dogs. Wherever wine is made, you’re likely to find a good dog stalking the cellar or the vineyard. Wine Dogs has found some beauties from all over the world. Wine Dogs is a celebration of the working (and relaxing) dog in the winery, vineyard and tasting room – created all for the love of dogs and wine.

Wine Dogs editions are photographic journals of stunning pictures interspersed with short essays by Robert Parker Jr., Huon Hooke, Max Allen, Cole Danehower, Dan Berger, Ralph Steadman and many more.

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Winston from Coward & Black, Australia

Winston is the glamorous Wine Dog at Coward & Black at Providore in the Margaret River region of Western Australia.

Visitors to Coward & Black at Providore will find premium wines, delicious meals, local produce and an absolute treasure trove of unique gourmet ingredients.

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