Are you planning a trip to Paso Robles wine country? Locals, are you planning a stay-cation in your beautiful hometown? Check out the best places to wine taste, eat, and stay in sunny Paso Robles.
WHERE TO STAY
Treat Yourself at The Allegretto - Soothing spa treatments, poolside cabanas, fine Mediterranean cuisine, and Tuscan inspired gardens and vineyards will have you relaxed and removed from the worries of the outside world. Book your stay here.
Get in touch with your adventurous side at Pianetta Vineyards Campground - Find your happy place at Pianetta Ranch and Winery, relaxing around the campfire with family, friends, and a glass of wine. For the Glampers, Pianetta offers vintage trailers and tents, champagne brunch, private barrel tasting, winemaker dinners, or anything you can dream up! See more information here.
**Hidden Gem** - Parkfield Inn & Cafe - In the heart of Parkfield, population 18, the 'Earthquake Capitol of the World,' the Inn houses 7 guest rooms. It was constructed in 1991 by John Varian and his ranch crew with logs and up-cycled materials. Immerse yourself into California ranch life, while still enjoying the amenities of any high end lodge. Definitely worth a visit!
WHERE TO EAT
Treat Yourself at Il Cortile Ristorante - Executive Chef Santos MacDonal provides seasonal menu offerings featuring the freshest local ingredients, handmade pastas, and top quality seafood and meats. An extensive, carefully crafted wine list completes the elegant dining experience at Il Cortile.
Get in touch with your adventurous side at The Range Steakhouse - Find your way off the beaten path to this cash-only, no-reservations, salt-of-the-earth steakhouse offering all your favorite cuts and and oldie country music. If you have to wait for your table, check out Dunbar Brewery right across the street.
**Hidden Gem** - Hana Teriyaki - Homey Korean Food at its finest. Tucked into a strip mall next to a Subway, Hana Teriyaki is easy to miss but not easily forgotten. Open almost all hours of the day, Mom and Pop make all food to order, whether you decide on the famous teriyaki plate, spicy stir fry, or the best Philly Cheese Steak sandwich in town!
WHERE TO TASTE
Treat Yourself- Barrel Taste at Pianetta Winery and Vineyards - Visit Pianetta Winery for an equally educational and enjoyable experience: taste wines directly from the barrel, understand the influence different types of oak has on wine, and pair each wine with artisan local and imported cheeses. It's always a good time with Mr. Pianetta! Get more information here.
Get in touch with your adventurous side with The Wine Wrangler Adventure Tour - Spend the day with a wine-loving group visiting 4-6 small family-owned, historic, off-the-beaten-path wineries throughout the Paso Robles area. You can count on your tour guide to share local stories, landmarks and history, while getting you to your destination safely, of course! Book your tour here.
**Hidden Gem** - Taste in the Alley - Located in the alley behind The General Store is a speakeasy wine bar carrying hundreds of local wines by the glass, or tasting flight. "Hard to find, and harder to leave!" Check them out here.