San Miguel District

With a viticultural history going back to the 1790s, San Miguel was one of the first areas of Paso Robles to be planted under vine during the Spanish Missions.

Quick Facts:

  • Major Varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Aglianico, Sangiovese, Mourvèdre
  • Established: 2014
  • Elevation Range: 580-1600 ft  (175-490 m)
  • Total Area: 18,500 acres (7,500 hectares) 
  • Diurnal shift: 30-40ºF (16-22ºC)
  • Annual Rainfall: 11 inches (280 mm) 
  • Soils: Sandy loam and clay
Selected San Miguel District Wineries