Paso Robles

Paso Robles /pæsəˈroʊbəlz/ (full name: El Paso de Robles 'The Pass of the Oaks') is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Located on the Salinas River north of San Luis Obispo, California, the city is known for its hot springs, its abundance of wineries, production of olive oil, almond orchards, and for playing host to the California Mid-State Fair.
Posts about Paso Robles
    • Where Wine Flavors Come From: The Science of Wine Aromas

      Why does wine taste the way it does? If you love wine, you’ve no doubt read countless wine tasting descriptions like this one: “blueberry aromas and accents of camphor, anise and the slightest floral hint…” Wine Advocate 2010 Penfold’s “Grange” Shiraz You might also be wondering… are winemakers are actually blending blueberries into their wine? The answer is no.

      Madeline Puckette/ Wine Folly- 9 readers -
    • San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2015 Award Winning Wines

      America invented XL. The San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition is “THE XL” of wine competitions With a record 6,417 entries from more than 25 states, the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, is the largest competition of American wines. The award winning wines selected by a powerhouse group of over 60+ judges, provides a wide range of new wines to taste and buy in 2015.

      Wine Channel TV- 10 readers -
    • Paso Robles: New Tasting Rooms, Coffee, & Food

      Paso Robles: New Tasting Rooms, Coffee, & Food There have been some new spots opening up in Paso Robles. Check out the list below and let me know if I’m missing anything! New wine tasting rooms: Brochelle Vineyards has a new tasting room located at 6996 Peachy Canyon Rd. on the west side of Paso Robles. Their hours are daily, 11am to 5pm.

      Hoot n Annie- 5 readers -
  • Harvard… Hum… Brodiaea, Inc.

    … is already in the business, and convinced others to join him or her as a great investment. This would guarantee some success, because that person could eventually be the last one standing. A vineyard belonging to Brodiaea Inc. is owned by the Harvard endowment fund, and is located in Shandon, California. There’s something fascinating going…

    Jo Diaz/ Wine Blog- 3 readers -
  • Ben's Blush: Epoch Wine Estates

    After being gone for a whole week, it was nice to be home. Ben was very excited to see me, and his mom was very happy to not have 100% of his attention solely directed at her! It was a beautiful week in Colorado; we even had a happy hour/picnic in the park the other day. Ben spent most of the time chasing after the bigger kids that showed up.

    Kyle Schlachter/ Colorado Wine Press- 4 readers -
  • Cliffs Wine Picks – Dec 29, 2014 to Jan 11, 2015

    … 2005 Copain Syrah Harrison Clarke 2009 Foncalieu Côtes du Rhône Villages St. Gervais La Réserve du Crouzau 2010 Treasure Hunter Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Panjanatan Paso Robles 2008 Big Basin Vineyards Odeon 2008 Villa Creek Avenger 2007 Vincent Arroyo Petite Sirah Due to ongoing unpacking and organizing from our move and the holiday…

    Cliff's Wine Picks- 5 readers -
  • Avalon CAB California Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

    … The Avalon CAB California Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 is 76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Syrah, 7% Zinfandel and 4% Merlot sourced from vineyards located in Napa Valley (the largest % of the grapes come from Napa), Lodi, Paso Robles and Monterey County in Northern California. This Cab was aged for 8 months in French and American oak barrels…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot- 6 readers -
  • 2011 Saxum “Broken Stones,” Paso Robles

    … under All Reviews, Featured Wines and tagged with 2011, 95, Featured Wine, Paso Robles, Red, Red Blend, Saxum. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. …

    Wine Lines- 5 readers -
  • SLO Restaurant Month: What Are You Waiting For?

    …, on Spring Street and offers a more intimate style of dining. Annie and I have enjoyed a few dates here and the food spoke for itself. I don’t have much else to say. Annie and I flew back from Maui yesterday and got home to Paso Robles today so we’re just getting back into the swing of things. I only want one thing from you…tell me where you have gone to partake in San Luis Obispo Restaurant Month. Cheers! Hey, like this post? Why not share it!? Tweet…

    Hoot n Annie- 5 readers -
  • Wine review: J Lohr Gesture RVG Paso Robles

    … Wine review: J Lohr Gesture RVG Paso Robles Taylor Eason - All Rights Reserved| January 13th, 2015 I visited J Lohr ages ago, wide-eyed and somewhat new to California wine (I studied wine in Europe first then learned domestic grogs). The tour was lengthy, the hospitality warm and the wine impressive. I don’t remember a Rhône program there…

    Taylor Eason/ Wine, Food and Recipes- 5 readers -
  • Guest Post: #Vinopanion Roy Jurgens visits Paso Robles

    … (grenache blanc) which worked really well with a pappardelle, cutting through with some chalky deliciousness through the ragu. There, we also had a chateuneufdupapian GSM from Calcareous which paired extremely well with the venison medallion. At Artisan, the Lone Madrone “The Will” (grenache, petite sirah, zin) stood up nicely to the wild boar…

    Ward Kadel/ Vinopanion- 4 readers -
  • Wine of the Day January 12, 2014

    … 2012 linne Calodo, Rising Tides, Proprietary Red, Paso Robles. Matt Trevisan’s Linne Calodo is one of a elite set of wineries that have given the west side of Paso Robles a world class voice, along with Saxum, L’Aventure, Booker, Epoch, Torrin and Law Estate this group crafts unique hybrid red blends, mostly Rhone varietals plus Zinfandel… 4 readers -
  • A Must Read About Wine Charity

    …! Charities in Paso Robles has a much shorter history, but just as noble a cause. Must! began out of conversations among several prominent vintners in Paso Robles. Their wineries were receiving requests from all over the country to assist in raising money for worthwhile causes elsewhere, while needs in San Luis Obispo County were going unaddressed…

    Randy Smith/ The Wine Write- 4 readers -
  • Niner Cabernet Sauvignon

    … Tasting this Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon from Niner was a truly nostalgic experience for me. My journey with Paso Robles wines dates back to 1995. I was working for Kimpton at the eponymous Splendido located on Embarcadero Center, San Francisco. They had a serious wine program, and we sold a lot of Paso Robles wines; mostly Eberle…

    Enobytesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 11 readers -
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