Central Coast Wineries
It is because Central Coast Wines are excellent and affordable. The kindness of the people who have created this new kingdom of vineyards and olive groves is only a bonus.
We hope you enjoy your next visit to the Paso Robles AVA and please give them our best from Wine Country Welcome.
Ridge Vineyards - Wine Tastings, Call
California Style with Italian Elegance
Combining the robust styling of the best California wines with the restrained classic elegance of wines from northern and central Italy, August Ridge produces distinctive Cal-Ital wines that emphasize the uniqueness of the Paso Robles region.
We are located 11 miles east of Atascadero on Highway 41. From Paso Robles take Creston Road to Highway 41 and turn right. We are a half mile up on the right side.
Our tasting room hours are Friday noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday /Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment. To make an appointment please call.
Founded in 1997, Mitchella is a family owned estate vineyard and winery proudly located in the rolling hills east of Paso Robles, sitting a top the Huerhuero Creek which brings morning fog and cooling afternoon winds.
At Mitchella, our Mission is to produce and sell outstanding estate wines by balancing Environmentally Sound Practices with Economic Feasibility and Socially Equitable principles.
Sip, savor, and delight in the wines from our small family run vineyard and winery.
We're devoted to making tiny lots of premium handcrafted wine and believe it starts by attentively cultivating quality in the vineyard.
Bring a picnic lunch, sit on our patio and enjoy the expansive views.
Wine tastings Thursday - Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Cerro Prieto is Paso Robles most photographed vineyard(according to all the photographers that come here).
All wines made here are mountain Cabs, mountain Merlots , or mountain Syrahs.
We do have a Very Cold Valley Vineyard that produces Sauv Blanc and Pinot Noir. Neither have been released yet( probably Spring/summer 2013).
We are committed to providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere for novices and aficionados alike. For us, the most gratifying part of the winery experience is personally sharing our wines with you, and celebrating wine as a timeless beverage best enjoyed with family and friends
Experience our unique Ben Hogan Chardonnay Driving Range, complete with complimentary clubs and balls. Making wine is our craft, and sharing it is our passion, which is why we aim to offer a unique tasting experience.
We invite you to experience our wines, gardens and hospitality in the heart of the Paso Robles wine country.
Tasting Room hours:
First Crush is a micro-boutique winery that specializes in small lots of hand-crafted wines, and offering educational and fun "berry-to-bottle" winemaking experiences. First Crush wines are made from wine grapes carefully selected from premium Paso Robles' vineyards.
Nearly all of the fruit used to make our wines come from the careful hands of our crush-tomers who participate in our fabulous harvest crush experiences each fall. They help us selectively pick, destem and crush our wines, which ultimately also become their own custom-labeled wine.
The 2008 Puppy Love is sold out and 2009 is almost gone, but this light and lively, low-alcohol Paso cab is a popular favorite. Other wines include Bordeaux-style blends: 2008 Soul Mate and 2009 Innuendo; 2009 French Kiss Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon; and Promiscuous - Becky's 2009 "UPB," which means "unique Paso blend."
Tastings are complimentary. First Crush is located behind the Silver Horse Vineyard & Winery at 2995 Pleasant Road in San Miguel. The winery is open Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment. They also year-round special events and classes. Wine lovers can become members of the "Crush Club," which includes two, two bottle allotments of reserve or wine club only wines and a gift per year.
Visit our winery surrounded by a 600 acre orchard atop picturesque Adelaida Road. Watch the day's winemaking activities from our open tasting room.
Sustainably certified, our Estate vineyards yield classic Pinot Noir, elegant Chardonnay, intense Cabernet Sauvignon, dry farmed Zinfandel, and avant-garde Rhone varietals. A beautiful drive only minutes from Downtown Paso Robles, feel free to bring a picnic.
The tasting room is open Monday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
We produce world-class estate wines exclusively from Rhone varietals. We grow every grape at the Alta Colina Estate Vineyard on the Westside of Paso Robles.
We savor the journey and remain committed to maintaining our core values of integrity and respect for our people, partners, patrons, and the natural environment.
We are open Thursday to Monday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Estate - Wine Tastings by Appointment Only - $0
Our vineyards are mostly dedicated to Rhone varietals, with an additional acre each of Tempranillo and Sangiovese. Enjoy wines that are fresh and flavorful, exhibiting unique characteristics as a result of our farming philosophy, a love of the land, a joy of life.
Sited due east of the Templeton Gap, we receive the evening's cooling breezes that the west side of Paso Robles is noted for. We also rest far enough from the coast to generate the heat needed to optimally ripen the Rhone varieties grown in our vineyards.
One hundred percent of the wines crafted at Cass Winery are Estate Grown. Our vineyard surrounds our Tasting Room and winery. You can literally touch, taste, see and smell the grapes from the block where they were harvested.
The Tasting Room offers picnic fare and our chef prepares wine and food pairings daily from noon to 4 p.m. at the Cass Cafe to enhance the feeling of this special environment.
We are located in the Edna Valley (7525 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo 93401) and are open daily from 10 to 5 p.m. We offer tastings of our bold and delicious Chardonnay and Pinot Noir which is produced from our Estate Vineyard.
Our Tasting Room is open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily.
We offer two tasting line-ups, one featuring Califa and Small Lot wines for $15 and the other showcasing our Estate offerings for $9. Many of our wines are available only through the Tasting Room, website and our wine clubs, so come by for a taste of something special.
Please note that tastings for groups of eight or more require reservations and cost $10 for five wines.
Changala Winery is a small family owned winery on the West side of Paso Robles. We specialize in creating small lots of hand crafted wines. Being proponents of the philosophy that quality begins in the vineyard, Changala Winery has established ongoing relationships with quality oriented growers to produce fine wines for the Changala label.
We have a $5 tasting fee that is refunded with purchase and complimentary to wine club members. In addition to fine wines, we also offer wine and chocolate pairings. Changala Winery is also dog friendly.
Come by and visit our tasting room at 3770 Willow Creek Road in Paso Robles, just 1/3 mile off Vineyard Drive from 46 West.
We are just to have been blessed with the good fortune to become stewards to awesome zinfandel vineyards and to have been taught by the best farmer ever to have farmed a head-trained vine.
Our tasting room in Downtown Paso Robles is open Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from Noon to 8 p.m. and Wednesday by appt only.
Live the Dream. Come to Paso.
In the golden, oak-studded hills of Paso Robles' fabled west side, not far from William Randolph Hearst's magnificent castle, there is a man with a Homeric vision. His name is Daniel Daou and he is devoting his life and every imaginable resource to creating, first and foremost, a Cabernet Sauvignon that rivals the very best in the world.
The 100 percent calcareous soil makes no sound as it passes out nourishment and only a gentle breeze flows up through the Templeton Gap from the Pacific.
The quiet is bewitching; you want to lay down roots here, just as the four-year-old vines have done. But the sense of peace belies the serious industry at work on this 100 acre estate. No effort is spared to create the luscious varietals and blends that flow from this limited production winery.
Sip it. Savor it slowly. And join the family.
Tasting Room open daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Emphasizing the diversity of each of our estate vineyards is the core of the Derby Wine Estates mission.
We are committed to showcasing these viticultural extremes under the Derby Wine Estates label. Our vineyards will forever be intimately connected.
We are a small family owned, artisanal winery, which opened its doors in 1997. Our production is approximately 2,000 cases per year .
Dover Canyon Winery is located on Vineyard Drive in the northwest quadrant of the Paso Robles appellation. Dan Panico, owner and winemaker of Dover Canyon, has long believed that the northwest-running strip of calcareous soil along Vineyard Drive is optimum for growing Zinfandel and Rhone varieties.
Our estate vineyard, Tre Noce, features head-pruned, dry farmed zinfandel and stress-irrigated syrah. Our production is focused on small lots of wine, often vineyard designated, from mountainous vineyards in the northwest corner of Paso Robles, centering around the Dover Canyon, Templeton Gap, and Adelaida districts.
Dan is well known for producing wines with a silky, smoke-and-licorice profile and a focus on vineyard presence.
Come and enjoy hilltop breezes and entrancing views. Tasting room open Thurs-Sun 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Eberle Winery offers complimentary wine tasting and tours of 17,000 square feet of underground caves, where all wines are aged in oak barrels. The winery also has a beautiful picnic deck with vineyard views and is available for private events.
Public Tasting: $5.00 no glass or $8.00 includes logo glass (per person)
Private Tasting: $10.00 includes logo glass (per person)
Private Seated Tasting and Lunch: $25.00 (per person)
Frog Cellars - Wine Tastings $0
We are a boutique winery of high quality limited cases produced, with a proud footprint in the Paso Robles wine country.
By appointment only Friday through Sunday.
Grey Wolf Cellars winery and tasting room is located on Highway 46 West, 2.5 miles off of Highway 101 in beautiful Paso Robles, California.
Family owned and operated, the winery facility and tasting room lie on approximately 12 acres of land overlooking rolling hills, pastures, and oak studded meadows, formerly known as Green Valley.
We specialize in Zinfandel and Cab but also produce whites, Rhones and a few other eclectic varietals. We are pet friendly and have a great patio overlooking our vineyard that everyone is welcome to come use.
Our tasting hours are daily from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tasting fee is $5 but is refunded with any wine purchase.
JK Wine Company, established in 2007, is a small family winery located in Paso Robles.
Led by winemaker Justin Kahler, a limited amount of handcrafted varietals is produced under the KATIN and ARADA labels. KATIN is dedicated to Rhone varietals. Viognier, Roussanne, Grenache Blanc, Syrah, Mourvedre and Grenache. ARADA features Albarino, a white wine blend "Las Ramblas Blanca," single vineyard Cabernets, and a Cabernet Franc based blend.
Our goals to produce wines that are true to type, speak of their vineyard sources and are impeccably balanced begin with exceptional vineyard sites and grapes.
The winery is committed to sourcing grapes from some of the best and most prestigious vineyards located on the west side of Paso Robles, Edna Valley, Chalone and the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon.
Explore and Enjoy the wines we love to produce.
The J. Lohr Paso Robles Wine Center is located just 6 miles east of the town of Paso Robles, easily accessible from either Hwy 101 to the west, or I-5 to the east.
Known for its extreme growing conditions, and well-drained, gravelly, sometimes chalky limestone soil, Paso Robles is one of three California appellations producing Cabernet and Rhone varietals worthy of international acclaim.
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines has been named the 2010 American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Tasting Room Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily
Located about 7 miles from the coast and on the southern end of the Santa Lucia Mountain Range, Kruse Estate Vineyards is in a unique position with a cool micro-climate, securing perfect and prized conditions for the varietals chosen: Pinot Noir, Syrah, Grenache, and Chardonnay.
The Estate vineyard consists of 40 acres: 24 acres of Pinot Noir, 7 acres of Syrah, 5 acres of Chardonnay, and 4 acres of Grenache.
Jack Creek Cellars specializes in Pinot Noir, but also produces small lots of coveted Chardonnay, Syrah and Grenache. Total case production is about 2500. The first Jack Creek Cellars public release of Pinot Noir and Syrah was the fall of 2005 and the Chardonnay debuted in 2006.
Since then, word of mouth has brought many wonderful people to our doors and we are truly blessed to be able to share our passion with them.
Hours of Operation
The spirit of L'Aventure is most evident in Stephan's Paso blends, such as Optimus and Estate Cuvee. Both wines are Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah blends.
In these wines, as well as in our Rhone blend Cote a Cote, the blending of premium varietals increases the authenticity, complexity, and balance of the wines. In this adventurous spirit, we find the future of Paso Robles wines, great, balanced, red blends.
Sip, savor, and delight in the wines from our small family run vineyard and winery. We're devoted to making tiny lots of premium handcrafted wine and believe it starts by attentively cultivating quality in the vineyard. Bring a picnic lunch, sit on our patio and enjoy the expansive views. Wine tastings Thursday - Sunday, 12 - 5. Please call for an appointment.
Niner Wine Estates is dedicated to producing estate-grown wines from the Heart of Paso Robles Wine Country, hand-crafted in our state-of-the-art and newly LEED Silver certified winery to express terroir and elegance.
Open daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Over 90 years ago, the Parrish-Henderson families settled in the Paso Robles-Atascadero area. Grandpa Henderson's house was moved to the Atascadero town center and designated as a Historical Home.
Family roots run deep in the Paso-Atascadero area, so it was natural for us to plant a family vineyard here and develop a winery that would produce memorable wines.
Since we are located in the charming downtown district of Paso Robles, we feature a patio area where you can enjoy a glass of Parrish Family wine with a friend or loved one.
Summer Hours: Daily 12 noon to 7 p.m.
Pipestone Vineyards is a small family winery with a dedicated history of sustainable farming and producing handmade Estate Grown Rhone-style wines from Syrah, Grenache, Mourv�dre, & Viognier and a dry farmed Zinfandel.
The winery stands nestled in our own secluded valley, tucked into the coast ranges west of Paso Robles, California. We overlook the Templeton Gap which brings cooling evening ocean breezes to our sunny terraced hillsides. Shallow, rocky, calcareous soil, combined with our microclimate, produces wines of intense flavor and aroma.
Tasting Room open Thursday through Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment.
Vineyard and Winery - Wine Tastings $5
After many years of growing grapes for other wineries, the Merrill family decided to start its own brand. A railroad theme is featured, highlighted by the signature retired Santa Fe Caboose on site. A wide selection of wines, ranging from Rhones to Bordeauxs to Pinot Noir is featured.
The award winning wines are priced from $15 to $34 per bottle, with a few higher
priced reserve limited releases. We are featuring SIP Certified Sustainable
Open daily 11 a.m. to 5 p.m..
- Wine Tastings $10 (includes wine glass)
What began as a grape growing endeavor with the family-owned and operated Sunridge Nurseries naturally evolved into a deep passion for making our own hand-crafted Zinfandels, Petite Syrah blends, as well as Rhone-style red and whites. Our nautical themed brands are a nod to our love of the ocean and to the coastal influence in our vineyards located along California's Central Coast.
Make sure to stop by one of our two locations on your next visit to the Central Coast. Located in the picturesque Edna Valley our Tasting Room and Gourmet Deli can be found in the historic Old Edna Townsite, established in 1909.
We also invite you to visit our second location at the heart of our winery
operations in Paso Robles, CA where you will find the Barrel and Tasting Room
thru winter 2011. We are in the process of building our future Estate Winery and
Hospitality Center on West Highway 46 in Paso Robles, CA and are scheduled to
open in the spring of 2012.
The multiple Gold Medals received by both Still Waters and our purchasing wineries prove the wonderful terroir of the El Pomar District and Still Waters' attention to detail.
Also on the property is a 100-year old olive grove with five different varieties. We produce a fragrant, flavorful and distinct Extra Virgin Olive Oil that is a great compliment to any meal.
We would love for you to come visit. Hours: Thursday through Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stacked Stone Cellars began in 1998 when owner, Donald Thiessen, united his love of fine craftsmanship with a love of wine.
Stacked Stone Cellars produces small quantities of hand crafted wine. Enjoy the cool ambiance of our tasting room while you learn about our specific vineyard to bottle approach.
As you taste our delectable wines, you can look around at the barrels that are gently ripening our next vintages, enjoy our vintage posters and art, and of course, meet Donald himself.
Our tasting room is open Friday and Saturday from 11-5, Sunday from 12-5, and during the week by appointment @ 805-238-7872. We welcome children and pets, so bring the whole family! See you here.
Currently we are offering a number of selections in our Tasting Room: $5 Tasting fee (waived with purchase).
We encourage you to plan a visit to the beautiful Paso Robles Wine Country and visit our new winery and tasting room.
We'd love to share our wines with you and show you around. Artisan cheeses and gourmet nibbles are also available to enjoy with some Thacher wine and make for a great picnic here at the ranch.
Take a walk to the vineyard or share some of your lunch with the goats. We love it here and are sure you will too.
Hope Family Wines Tasting Cellar
The Hope family arrived in Paso Robles in 1978 and began planting wine grapes. They were among a handful of pioneering families who helped to shape and gain recognition for this distinctive winegrowing region.
After growing grapes and developing vineyards throughout the eighties and early nineties, they began producing estate wines under the Hope Farms label. They focused their farming efforts on varietals best suited to Paso Robles: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.
Treana was founded in 1996, the same year the Liberty School brand became part of Hope family of wines. Over time it has become abundantly clear to the Hope family that Paso Robles is capable of producing world-class wines.
Family Wines has since added Austin Hope, Candor and Troublemaker to their
portfolio. They continue to craft elegant blends that capture the soul of their
Thursdays By Appointment Private Tastings $15
Victor Hugo Vineyards and Winery utilizes estate grapes from their vineyard which is located in the Templeton Gap with warm days, breezy afternoons, and cool nighttime temperatures.
Planted on the rugged, shale, hillsides of the property the vineyard receives meticulous care including vertical shoot positioning, shoot thinning, cluster thinning, and leaf pulling. The vines are grafted on four different root stocks (phyllexora and nematode resistant) specifically selected for drought tolerance which allows the use of mild deficit irrigation to concentrate flavors and further improve quality.
Production is limited to retain outstanding quality and detail in all aspects of the process. Victor Hugo is a small family owned and operated winery specializing in small hand crafted lots of wine with intense colors and flavors. The winery is dedicated to producing elegant, rich wines exhibiting excellent longevity.
Tasting Room Hours: By appointment only (but that doesn't mean we don't love visitors.) Please call us for an appointment.
Villicana Winery invites you to enjoy the limited production, award-winning wines produced by our family owned and operated winery. We produce fewer than 1,800 cases per year, which allows proprietors Alex and Monica Villicana to handcraft each vintage and create a superior wine.
Our quaint tasting room is open for tasting Thursday through Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
European Inspiration - California Character
We specialize in varieties that excel in the complex soils and nuanced microclimates of Paso Robles, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Petite Sirah, and Sauvignon Blanc. Known for award-winning Estate blends. Your perfect location for weddings, meetings, picnics and fine art.
Open daily Summer 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. | Winter 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Vines on the Marycrest is a boutique Paso Robles winery pure and simple.
Small lots of Zinfandel and Rhone dominant blends are hand-crafted to produce wines of distinction that represent all that we have come to identify as Paso: Fruit forward and balanced, food friendly and delicious with a sense of terroir.
Our winery facility is open for tastings Friday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come by and say hello. We would love to meet you.
WCP Cellars specializes in rich, bold wines created in a handcrafted, artisan style. Meant to be enjoyed equally well with food and simply sipping with friends. The varietals span from Zinfandel, Tempranillo, to a Cabernet Sauvignon and Sangiovese. can be enjoyed out doors around the BBQ any time of the year. WCP Cellars Winemaker and Owner Will Persall has created a small urban winery that reflects his easy going personality.
Firmly rooted in Templeton, CA since our beginning in 1981, we specialize in Pinot Noir as well heirloom varietals such as Blaufrankisch, Verdelho and Malvasia Bianca. Not to mention exceptional Merlot, Cabernet and Zin.
Open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Windward Vineyard - Exclusively Pinot Noir
"Exclusively Pinot Noir" is the hallmark of Windward Vineyard. Owners/operators Marc Goldberg and Maggie D'Ambrosia specialize in 100% Estate-grown and produced Burgundian-style, handcrafted Pinot Noir. Come in and visit us for a vertical tasting, or enjoy a glass or bottle outside in the Lath House overlooking the 15 acre vineyard.
Tasting Room Open Daily
Planted in 1989 and established (bonded) in 1998, Zenaida Cellars specializes in wines with a focus on sustainably-farmed fruit from the West side Paso Robles Estate. The Estate is located in the heart of the Templeton Gap and comprised of Zinfandel, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Mourvedre was planted on the Estate just this year for a 2014 first crop expected. 3,000-4,000 cases are produced each year under the Zenaida Cellars and ZC labels from a combination of the Estate fruit and fruit from a few of our favorite Paso Robles grape growers.
Juan Nevarez and Harry Fralich have been trusted fruit sources as we have added more blends to our line up in the last few vintages.
Get the full wine country experience by spending a week or weekend upstairs in our Eco-friendly guest lodging featuring a two-bedroom Loft with a full kitchen and fireplace and a Studio that looks into the winery barrel room.
We encourage you to cook on-site and enjoy the winery grounds in full capacity. Both units exit out to a large deck with a 180 degree view of rolling vineyards. Head downstairs for a tasting anytime you run low on wine.
Our tasting room is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours during winery events.
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