Zenaida Cellars 805.227.0382
Specializing in sustainably produced, Estate Zinfandel, Syrah and unique wine blends. Zenaida Cellars is located in the beautiful Templeton Gap, west of Paso Robles. The wines of Zenaida are made from the vines that grow in the unique soils of the estate vineyard. Stay in one of their guest accommodations, Winemaker’s Loft or Cellarmaster’s Suite, located above the winery for an ideal wine country getaway. Experience Zenaida Cellars daily from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 1550 Hwy. 46 West, Paso Robles, CA 93446.
Castoro Cellars 888-Dam-Fine
“Dam Fine Wine” – Discover why they say so! Spectacular array of Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rhone varietals, special blends and dessert wines. Stroll in the grape arbor and enjoy beautiful vineyard views, gourmet foods and wine related gifts, and picnic facilities. Children welcome. Family-owned with the same Gold Medal winemaking team for over 20 years. Daily 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 1315 N. Bethel Road, Templeton, CA 93465.
Peachy Canyon Winery 805.239.1918
A are a small family winery specializing in Zinfandel. Other award-winning hand crafted small batch wines include: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malbec, and Petite Sirah. Spend the afternoon in the most beautiful setting in the entire North County. Taste wines in the Old Schoolhouse tasting room located on Hwy. 46 West at Bethel Road, one mile west of 101 in the Old Bethel School House, built in 1886. Enjoy a picnic and our award-winning wines with your friends and family.
Open daily 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. 1480 N. Bethel Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446.
Dark Star Cellars 805.237.2389
Dark Star Cellars, is focused on producing stellar red wines or “dark stars.” Established in 1994, Dark Star has already created a unique style of wines. One of the label’s most popular wines, Ricordati, “always remember,” has already earned many gold and silver medals. A delicate blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Cabernet Franc, Winemaker Norm Benson feels that Ricordati captures the finest qualities Paso Robles vineyards have to offer. In recent years the winery has gained national attention with 90+ scores on their Syrah and the Wine Spectator proclaiming them “a winery to watch” for Cabernet Sauvignon.. Open for tasting Friday-Sunday, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 2985 Anderson Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446.
Midnight Cellars 805.239.8904
Midnight Magic, Stellar Wines. An must stop on your quest for California’s finest wines. Family -owned and operated, Midnight’s award-winning wines include exemplary Syrah, Zinfandel, extraordinary red blends, Chardonnay, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Picnic in the backyard and enjoy a moment with our friendly hosts. You may even run into the winemaker! Tasting daily 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 2925 Anderson Road, Paso Robles, off Highway 46 West, two miles West of Highway 101.
York Mountain Winery 805.238.3925
Sample award-winning, hand-harvested wines, including Chardonnay, Roussanne, Viognier, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel, at San Luis Obispo County’s most historic winery, established in 1882. Enjoy the breathtaking vistas under the shade of the sycamore trees in the unique York Mountain Appellation, the county’s oldest! Open daily 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 7505 York Mountain Road, Templeton, CA 93465.
York Mountain Road meanders through the gnarled madrone and under the overhanging branches of oaks draped with Spanish moss. Around a curve, the winery appears nestled against the hillside, its weathered brick and stone looking as if it has stood for a hundred years, as indeed it has.
Windward Vineyard 805.239.2565
Exclusively Pinot Noir. Now open daily 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Windward’s 15-acre vineyard on the Westside is dedicated to growing and producing 100% estate Burgundian styled Pinot Noir. Taste the area’s only vertical and purchase library selections available only from the winery. Located one mile from Hwy. 101 off of 46 West. 1380 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446.
The lifelong goal of producing the “Great American Pinot Noir” – one that would rival those produced in France’s Burgundian region – is the driving force behind Windward Vineyard.