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“Détente [dey-tahnt] - an easing of tension. Some say in Paso Robles, the East does it better, while others say the West is best. We’re proud of the wine we make and those that we make it with.”

Chris Eberle

Co-owner and Winemaker

Chris Eberle has spent the past 15 years working in wineries across the world, building his craft and learning international winemaking styles and techniques. From an experimental wine cellar in Weinsberg, Germany to harvests at Hartenberg Winery in Stellebosch, South Africa, Kim Crawford in Marlborough, New Zealand, Howard Park Wines in Margaret River, Western Australia, and Château Angélus in Bordeaux, France, Chris has brought substantial industry knowledge and experience to Détente.

He also heads up the winemaking team at Eberle Winery in Paso Robles. A Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Agricultural Business graduate, he completed his first harvest at Claiborne & Churchill, he has come full circle back to the Central Coast and is now based in Paso Robles with his Australian wife Tessa, daughter Margot, and English Labradors Blue and Ginger and baby number two on the way.

Trevor Iba


Over the past ten years, Détente Co-Owner Trevor Iba has worked in all aspects of the wine industry but primarily as the Director of Accounting and Finance in some of the Central Coast's finest wineries including Eberle Winery and CaliPaso. Trevor owns a mobile wine cross flow filtration company called TS Wine Services that helps filter for wineries across the Central Coast. With substantial industry and cross-platform experience, Trevor brings the business acumen to Détente.

Born and raised in Oxnard, California Trevor majored in Business Administration and Finance at UC Riverside. Both sports enthusiasts, Trevor and his wife Sarah met over a love of wine, hockey, and softball and now live in Atascadero with their two dogs Lady and Finn.

Julian Caustrita


Julian’s focus at Détente is to execute creative strategy, combining his passion for wine with a love of branding. Julian has worked in digital marketing for the past 15 years; his strong design background enables him to collaborate and capture team and brand vision guiding cross-platform design and media development from concept to product.

Julian graduated with honors from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a BA in Art & Design and is also a partner in Virginia based winery Lightwell Survey. He currently works and lives in the Bay Area with his fiancé Sophie and their French bulldog Meatball.


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