Taste some wines, stay and dine, and have a fine time … in downtown Paso Robles!

Wine tasting downtown

Over 12 wineries downtown.

Situated in the heart of the Paso Robles American Viticultural Area in California wine country, find out why Paso Robles is being hailed as the state’s next up-and-coming wine region. Coined “Wine Region of the Year” by Wine Enthusiast as its 2013 Wine Star Award winner, discover why tourists and visitors from across the nation are calling Paso their go-to wine destination. With more than 15 wineries situated downtown to suit your wine tasting needs, come and meet the winemakers, mingle with the farmers, stop, dine, and taste some wine in downtown Paso Robles!

Downtown Paso Robles is home to a variety of wine-related events and activities held throughout the calendar year like the Paso Robles Wine Festival and Taste of Downtown, where visitors get the chance to sample wines from area producers. From whites to reds, rosé to sparkling wine, Paso Robles’ bold and innovative wine industry continues to attract visitors to discover what makes the area distinct and different.

Here are just a few of the wine tasting amenities featured in downtown Paso Robles:

• More than 15 Paso Robles area wine tasting rooms

• Friendly, welcoming atmosphere for wine country guests

• Short walk to wine tasting rooms on foot, along with restaurants, shops, etc.

• Award-winning wines

• Central downtown park for leisure, picnics

Downtown Paso Robles wine tasting

Wine and cheese pairing downtown

Wine and cheese pairing downtown

There’s reason enough to find out why tourists across the globe are raving about Paso Robles wines. Downtown Paso Robles features a plethora of wine tasting rooms, bars and custom-tailored tasting experiences. With ample free parking, be sure to visit downtown Paso Robles as part of your next distinct and different wine country getaway. Our award-winning Downtown Main Street Association businesses will greet you with a smile and the kind of hospitality you expect from Paso Robles.

Whether you’re looking to taste from some of the area’s award-winning wine producers, world-renowned cheese purveyors, artisan delis, classic boutiques and more, there’s always something to complement to your wine tasting experience in authentic downtown Paso Robles. Downtown Paso Robles offers the perfect setting for wine country picnics, touring, tasting and shopping.

Paso area wine tasting

Discovering why Sunset magazine is touting Paso as “one of the hottest wine regions in the west” is as simple as spending a day at area wineries. Taste wines amongst the area’s more than 200 wineries that grow more than 40 wine grape varietals, from Blaufrankisch to Zinfandel. See the faces behind the many family-owned and operated wineries that call the area home, talk to the winemakers themselves and find out why Paso Robles is distinct and different.

Things to do in wine country

Paso’s plethora of award-winning wineries are easily accessible off Highway 46 West, Highway 46 East, Nacimiento Lake Drive and other arterials that meander into outlying wine country. There are a variety of wine tour operators eager to chaperone your next adventure in Paso Robles wine country. Events are held year-round from winemaker dinners and live concerts to barrel samples and winery tours.