Paso Robles Wine Country Guide
Paso Robles is California’s hidden gem. With a unique blend of beautiful landscapes, a laid back vibe, and of course, excellent wines, Paso Robles is yours to uncork.
Explore Paso Robles
Paso Robles (Pass-oh Row-buhlz), meaning Pass of the Oak Trees, has over 60 different grape varieties and almost as many microclimates! This means that we find amazingly powerful-yet-refreshing red and white wines despite its hot climate.
Innovation and a strong sense of community amongst the growers and winemakers means this small region is a rising star in California with so much to offer.
From refreshing Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier, to outstanding Rhône Blends, and of course elegant yet powerful Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles has it all.
If you’re looking for something new and exciting from California, then Paso Robles is the place to be.
Fun Facts about Paso Robles:
- Paso Robles has 11 nested AVAs (American Viticultural Areas), all with different microclimates.
- York Mountain AVA, a neighbor of Paso Robles, shares similar soils and climates to some of the AVAs in Western Paso Robles.
- Paso Robles is one of the few places in California with Limestone soils.
- Paso Robles makes up about 9% of California's vineyard area.
- It has the greatest diurnal temperature swing in California at 35-50℉.
- Cabernet Sauvignon accounts for almost 50% of all grapes planted here.
- You can also find more obscure grapes like Lagrein, Picpoul, and Blaufränkisch.
- 85% of Paso Robles wineries produce less than 8,000 cases.