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77869 Ranchita Canyon Rd, San Miguel, CA 93451, USA

Mystic Hills Vineyard is a boutique vineyard nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of San Miguel, California. We are blessed with crisp mornings acquired from the Pacific Ocean influence, and hot days soothed by the cooler afternoon winds. This climate, with the beneficial temperature swings, helps to create superior fruit for our wines.

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2378 Adobe Rd, Paso Robles, California

Tasting Room open
Fri & Sat 11 am – 4 pm
Sunday 11 am – 2 pm

By appointment Mon-Thur and for groups of 8 or more

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453 Laetitia Vineyard Dr., Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
(805) 481-1772(805) 481-1772
(805) 474-7651 (Tasting Room)(805) 474-7651 (Tasting Room)
(805) 481-6920

A deep and abiding respect for Laetitia’s estate-grown fruit is the mark of Eric Hickey’s winemaking. Beginning his hands-on training in the cellar at the tender age of 16, Eric has lived and breathed Laetitia all the way to the top, where he is now the Head Winemaker and the winery’s President. “I keep it simple,” he says, “and I stay eye-to-eye with Lino because the interplay between us is what determines the wines’ quality. Everything done in the cellar starts with what we do out in the vineyard.” While Eric makes a point of experimenting with small lots each vintage, his style is fundamentally built upon finding balance, finesse, and the essence of the fruit he has come to know for so many years. Read more here: https://www.slovisitorsguide.com/san-luis-obispo/laetitia-vineyards-home-of-diversity

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3430 Peachy Canyon Rd. Paso Robles CA 93446

Father and daughter Lloyd Messer and Dana Brown realized their dream of finding a place to express their passion for wine in 2000, when they established Calcareous Vineyards on one of the highest limestone plateaus on Paso Robles’ west side. Both Lloyd and Dana, experienced wine distributors in their native Iowa, recognized that the west side of Paso Robles had potential to produce world class wines. Their acquisition of 342 acres atop solid calcareous rock reaching 1,800 feet above sea level confirmed their dedication to producing the highest quality, terroir driven wines possible. It is a labor of love to cultivate fruit on this challenging land, but the reward is immediately apparent when tasting the wines. Calcareous has for over a decdade now, produced a collection of world–class blends and varietal wines that exhibit Paso Robles’ claim to being “distinct, different”. Lloyd passed on in 2006, and Dana advances their vision with the help of her sister Erika.

Arroyo Robles Winery
1317 Park St, Paso Robles, CA 93446

Wine Tasting in Paso Robles

What began as a self taught side project for the family’s converted apple barn in 1998, the Arroyo Robles Winery now boasts a renowned tasting room and annual case production of over 3500 cases. Located in Paso Robles, CA the vineyard produces 24 acres of wine grapes including Syrah, Mouredre, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvigon, Grenache Nior, Tannat, Petite Sirah, and Cabernet Franc. Opened seven days a week from 11am to 7pm, the Arroyo Robles Winery downtown Paso Robles tasting room offers an eclectic choice of local favorites and exotic wines. Look for us at the Zinfandel Festival, Wine Festival, Harvest Festival, and the San Diego Food & Wine Festival.

Testimonials:

“A group of 9 of us found our way into the Arroyo Robles tasting room last Saturday after a late lunch and couldn’t have been happier about it. Russell was working behind the counter and was incredibly friendly and accommodating which was particularly impressive because we were not the calmest of groups. He was talkative with everyone and very informative. I think we would all return to the tasting room, just for the atmosphere he created.” – Jessica B.

“We asked about the sparkling wines and Russell said he wasn’t pouring them that evening, but would let us taste since we seemed nice and were just going with the flow. We enjoyed all of the wines he poured that night and took home 5 bottles! That’s the most I’ve even bought at one time. My faves included the Almond Sparkling Wine and the Emergency Relief blend and I’m looking forward to enjoying them here at home. We’ll definitely make this tasting room again when we come back in the spring!” – Frances G.

Services Offered:

  • Wine Tasting
  • Outdoor Garden
  • Cellar Club
  • Wine Classes
  • Gift Shop
  • Events
  • Handcrafted winemakers

Payment Accepted:

  • Cash
  • Check
  • Visa
  • MasterCard
  • Discover
  • American Express

Parking Situation:

  • Street,
  • Parking Lot
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1953 Niderer Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446

Established in 1991…Dunning Vineyards is family owned and operated. Located on the Westside of Paso Robles in the “Willow Creek” AVA District. We are well known for producing Premium Quality highly rated Estate wines featuring Estate Zinfandel. Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Meritage, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Petite Sirah and Grenache.

3050 Blue Rock Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446, USA

Monday – Thursday by appointment
Friday 12 – 5 pm
Saturday 11-5 pm
Sunday 11-4 pm

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1385 California 46, Paso Robles, CA 93446, USA
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550 1st St, Avila Beach, CA, USA

Sinor-LaVallee tasting room tends to attract serious wine fans. All their wines are grown organically on the Bassi Estate Vineyard in Avila Beach. If you are hungry they offer cheese and charcuterie. http://www.sinorlavallee.com, 550 1st St., Avila Beach, (805) 459-9595

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4295 Union Rd. Paso Robles, CA 93446, USA

Home of the Baseball Wines. Taste our All Star Line Up.

As a small family owned vineyard and winery, we consider ourselves fortunate to be part of a “New World” of wine exploration. Our passion goes into creating an exceptional vineyard, using intensive growing practices resulting in richly handcrafted wines. Come join us, and taste the complex flavors of Rio Seco wines. We are one of first wineries in the Paso Robles AVA. And one of the few that can boast its own vineyard.

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7725 Vineyard Dr Paso Robles CA 93446
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7310 N River Rd Paso Robles

Two tasting room locations:

442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon, CA 93452

19215 Hwy 46 East, Cholame, CA 93461

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6169 Airport Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446

J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines is dedicated to producing flavorful wines that are the finest examples of quality and flavor from our given appellations. We are committed to honesty, excellence and service, with a respect for our employees, suppliers, customers, and the long-term health of our company and the environment.

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8331 Highway 46 East, Paso Robles, CA, 93446

Paso Robles tasting room is open 7 days a week.

10:00am – 5:00pm (winter hours)

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180 California 1, Grover Beach, CA 93433, USA
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2485 West Highway 46, Paso Robles, CA 93446

Four Lanterns resides on 35 acres on the west side of Paso Robles in the formidable Willow Creek AVA. This area, renowned for hot days, cool nights and soil riddled with calcareous stone, provides a perfect environment for making exceptional wines. Jackie’s Vineyard, located in the Templeton Gap AVA, is the location where their Bordeaux varietals grow.

Specializing in wine varietals native to France’s Rhone Valley & Bordeaux regions, Four Lanterns focuses on making estate wines, capitalizing on the natural strengths of their land. The resulting wines are beautifully complex, balanced, and wonderful to drink.

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4125 Peachy Canyon Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446

Westside Wine Tasting Paso Robles

Nestled within a rolling landscape of oak trees of Paso Robles’ Peachy Canyon, Michael Gill Cellars offers potent and exquisite world class wines. The west side Paso Robles coastal estate takes full advantage of the excellent natural conditions: the mountainous territory is known for its rocky, calcareous soil, and differing levels of hillside sun exposure allow vineyards to be specifically sited for each varietal.

This gives founding vintner, Michael Gill, the opportunity to cultivate luxurious wines unmatched in quality. Inspired by the historicism and beauty of illustrious French hunting lodges, the tasting room inspires images of time gone by. Nestled in the midst of surrounding vineyards and centuries-old oaks, it evokes a classicism and indulgence often unfound in Paso Robles.

Come join us for a fabulous outing of westside wine tasting in Paso Robles, CA. Explore our Central Coast vineyards and unique tasting room.

History:

In the early 1970’s Michael Gill began his own practice as a dentist in Bakersfield. In 1977 during his weekend retreats to the central coast, Gill visited a barren 25 acres for sale in Peachy Canyon. At the time he acknowledged he had little intuition of the potential this property had for growing grapes. However his friend Robert Nadeau recognized its potential and lay out the grid work for the vineyard in 1998. After years of hard work, the perfect temperature and premier sole has created a perfect grape growing property. Now Gill Cellars is producing a modest 1,000 cases annually, ensuring quality and control in every bottle.

About:

Growing up in the oil fields of Taft, Gill was first introduced to fine wines during his postgraduate years in dental school. His best friends parents were professional photographers, and were hired to create extravagant displays of fine wine, cheeses, and food. The fate of these displays were at the mercy of Michael and his friends appetites, which would act as the initial catalyst of his taste for fine wine.

Reviews:

“This is one of the most exciting tasting rooms I have ever been to. Its not to often you get to experience world class big games animals, in a beautiful central coast location. Walking in to this wineries you cant help but notice the massive polar bear, and a collection of animals you would never see unless you visit. On top of the wild game they have amazing wines, with grapes grown right on the property. This is on my Best Wineries in Paso Robles list for a reason. Stop By and say Sherry and Dr. Gill next time your out wine tasting.” – Yelp User

Offers:

    • All wine club members get a 20% discount on all wine purchases.

 

Services Offered:

      • Winery
      • Wine Tasting
      • one of a kind wine tasting room
      • Paso Robles winery
      • west side winery
      • winery on peach canyon
      • exclusive wines
      • Syrah
      • Viognier

Payment Accepted:

      • Cash
      • Check
      • Visa
      • MasterCard
      • Discover
      • American Express

Parking Situation:

    • Parking Lot
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525 Riverside Avenue, Paso Robles, CA 93446, USA

Ray and Pam Derby moved to the Central Coast area in the early 1990’s with the intention of retiring. In 1998, they purchased their first vineyard property, now known as Derbyshire Vineyard and their thoughts of retirement were replaced by the inspiration of being a part of the wine world. In the years following, Ray next acquired the historic Laura’s Vineyard (in east Paso) and then the Westside property, now called the Derby Vineyard. Needless to say, their plans of retirement never came to fruition.

After experiencing nearly a decade as a grape grower, the potential strengths of each property became apparent and in 2008, Ray and Pam launched Derby Wine Estates. They are extremely selective in terms of what goes into the bottle under the Derby label. The commitment to the land is appreciable, with only 20 hand-selected acres being used to provide fruit for their own brand. Grapes from the remainder (some 90%of their total acreage) are sold to some of the finest wine producers in California.

2720 Oak View Rd, Templeton, CA 93465, USA

The Donati Family Vineyard aims to delivery the best grapes and wine on the central coast. Overall our winemaking team brings years of experience and a dedication to the wine industry.

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7340 Drake Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446

Our vineyards are located six miles north of Paso Robles, CA, near the eastern slope of the Santa Lucia Mountains. The mainly southern-facing, rolling hill vineyards are planted on well-drained, moderately deep, silty clay loam soils. Hot summer days and cool nights provide ideal growing conditions for the vines. Read more about Vista Del Rey Vineyards:

https://www.slovisitorsguide.com/paso-robles/get-off-the-beaten-path

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