Paso Robles Wine

Paso Robles (“Oak Pass”) is part of San Luis Obispo county in California’s Central Coast. The first grapes in the area were grown by Franciscan Friars in the late 1700s, producing wine for ceremony and brandy export. Following  a period of annexation by Mexico beginning in the 1830s, European settlers arrived in the 1850s following California’s statehood. One of these was French pioneer Pierre Hypolite Dallidet, who established the area’s first commercial vineyard. English settler Henry Ditmas arrived soon after and planted the region’s first Zinfandel and Muscat. Many others soon followed, establishing wineries that are still run by their descendants.
 
Paso Robles also has its place in Wild West history. Drury James, uncle of outlaws Frank and Jesse James is one of the co-founders of the town, the original hot springs hotel and La Panza Ranch. Jesse would often visit the hot springs to soothe his lungs, while his companions no doubt drank the local Read more »

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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Petite Sirah

    History of the grape: Petite Syrah is often confused with its parent grape, Syrah, but it has been identified as a se...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

Popular Wineries in Paso Robles View all

  • Opolo Vineyards

    Nearly all of Opolo wines are estate vintages, meaning that they are made from grapes grown by th...

  • Martin & Weyrich Winery

    Since 1981 Martin & Weyrich has planted more than 250 acres in San Luis Obispo County. Currently ...

  • Robert Hall Winery

    Tucked into the hillside east of Paso Robles, along California’s enchanting Central Coast, lie...

  • Halter Ranch Vineyard

    Located on Adelaida Road, on the west side of Paso Robles, our property dates to the 1880s, when ...

  • Castoro Cellars

    The husband and wife team of Niels and Bimmer Udsen established Castoro Cellars with the goal of ...

  • Gravity Hills

    GRAVITY HILLS wines are made by a small group of friends who have worked together in the wine bus...

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Paso Robles on Snooth

  • Tablas Creek Patelin de Tablas Blanc 2015

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    A bit floral but light on the nose overall. Light pear and some pineapple on the palate with puckery acidity and a long slighlty bitter finish. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Wildfires Threaten Wine Regions in California, PortugalWildfires are again ... ... $5 million bail.Meanwhile, Paso Robles vintners are on edge as soaring temperatures and high winds have helped fuel the named Chimney fire, north of Paso Robles’ Adelaida District. Since its start on Saturday, the fire has scorched 8,300 acres and is pushing clo... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wildfires in Cali & Portugal


  • One other difference for the Finger Lakes:Current drought map for New York ... ... are starting to look like Paso Robles hillsides in August. Only green apparently is in watered planters and flower pot Read More

    Forum post in the topic Have enology-related questions?


  • I find that typically the warmer the region the riper (and bigger/richer) the ... one from their HMR estate in Paso Roble Read More

    Forum post in the topic New World Pinot Noir...


  • Rabbit Ridge Chardonnay Paso Robles 2014

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    Golden straw color, with a few tiny bits of what appears to be cork floating around. Right off the bat there is a briny, green olive aroma with a bit of dill which yields to vanilla, Crème brûlée, candied pecans, and buttered popcorn. On the palate there is a slight saline minerality, pear, fresh squash, and browned butter. The mouthfeel is crea... Read More

    Wine review by SidneyMay


  • She has a pretty good palate.Yes, professional chefs are pretty good at tasting ... Valley; when we traveled to Paso Robles via Pinnacles last month (wow, was it that recent?), I wanted to visit, but it was just too impractical.  My wife is going to SLO next week and I wish I could take the time off and join her so that I could stop in.  Come t... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • J. Dusi Wines Neveridle Vineyard Sly 2013

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    No written review

    Wine review by Mr Dolce


  • J. Dusi Wines Tres Cojones Vineyard 'Endless Crush' 2013

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    No written review

    Wine review by Mr Dolce


  • Pelletiere Estate Willow Creek District Viognier 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by Mr Dolce


  • Pelletiere Estate Willow Creek District Zinfandel 2014

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    Wine review by Mr Dolce


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