From crafting snowmen to lighting the menorah and every tradition in between, holiday experiences should be as unique as you and your loved ones. That said, there’s some traditions everyone can agree on! When it comes to bringing a dose of celebratory flair to any occasion, reach for Paso Robles wine, everyone’s favorite treat. With crowd-pleasing bottles ranging from light, bright and merry to festive and luxurious, we’ve got you covered all winter long for gifting and serving. Whether you head to Paso Robles Wine Country this holiday or simply sip from your own home, you’ll feel the magic of the season in every swirl. Paso Robles wine experience are truly the gift that feels as good to give as it does to receive!
Be delighted at Bella Luna
Walk and sip: Stroll through the vineyard on a lovely winter day in Paso Robles and you’ll wonder if it’s always this warm this time of year (yes, it is!). At Bella Luna, you can give or gift a vineyard walk and wine tasting that centers around on just how dry farming makes for fantastic fruit, concentrating the flavors in your glass naturally. During the tour’s sit-down tasting portion, you’ll find out how this small, family winery has continued to create unique red and white varietals sourced from a very special ten acre estate nestled in the Templeton Gap District for more than 20 years. Come curious and leave delighted!
Spice up the holidays with Allegretto Wines
The spice of life: Sumptuous spices have a way of bringing us all back to the holidays of yore. This winter, why not jump-start those nostalgic memories with an incredible spice and cabernet sauvignon pairing from Allegretto Wines? This gift-ready pack includes one bottle of 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon from the winery’s Willow Creek Vineyard and a lovely glass spice bottle filled to the brim with mixed peppercorns, allspice, garlic, shallot, porcini, and espresso sea salts. You or your loved one can use the seasoning to spice up mushrooms, marinades, and dry rubs (always knowing that the dish will pair perfectly with the wine). Consider this gift totally fool proof!
Golden Hour at Pasolivo Olive Oil
All that glitters isn’t gold: In fact, it might just be Pasolivo’s Classic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, a gift-giving tradition here in Paso Robles Wine Country. It’s true: The Mediterranean climate we enjoy in Paso Robles is fabulous for growing wine grapes as well as olives—and we have the most delicious oils to prove it! This holiday season, give the gift of this award winning EVOO blend, known for its complex flavors, grassy freshness and peppery finish. An exceptional dipping oil, you and your loved ones will be drizzling this stuff all over over steak and roast potatoes all winter long!
Delight the entertainer with Seven Oxen Estate Wines
The host with the most: We’re thinking of your friend who’s always throwing dinner parties, soirees and backyard hangs! This holiday season, thank your generous pal for bringing everyone together with a trio of wines sure to delight any entertainer. Seven Oxen Estate Wines has combined a trio of feast-worthy wines that can easily take the home chef from turkey and ham to duck and roast beast: Savor Seven Oxen Rosé, a great choice for a pre-dinner apéritif yet bold enough to serve with dinner; Seven Oxen Cassidy, which sings when paired alongside earthy, rich, umami flavors; and Seven Oxen Zinfandel, known to amplify those holiday spices galore. Plus, shipping is a $10 flat rate through the end of the year! Perhaps you’ll want to grab two?
Wine and dine them: If their love language is “quality time together,” make sure to plan a holiday date to remember. At Villa San-Juliette, that task is easy thanks to an incredible tasting room/kitchen! With winter menu items like grilled chicken, fresh pesto, Neapolitan burrata and arugula served on ciabatta; a rib-eye steak with mushroom risotto; and a dish of clams, mussels, shrimp and scallops in a white wine tomato sauce served with garlic bread, you and your loved one can enjoy a lavish sit down meal paired with some truly top notch wines. The best part? You and your darling will feel pampered to the max, and all you have to do is click “book!”
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This blog is written by flavor fiend Hayley Cain. Follow her @flavorslo on Instagram or at astoldbyhayley.com.
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Looking for a place to stay in Paso Robles?
The Adelaide Inn is an iconic, locally-owned hotel known for its friendly staff and lush landscaping. With spacious rooms and a convenient location close to highway 101 and the event center – home of the California Mid-State Fair – this hotel is a great choice for most travelers. TOUR VIRTUALLY
Majestically set among vineyards, olive groves and fruit baring orchards, the 20-acre Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a world unto itself, offering breathtaking settings that inspire and bring joy to all who choose this memorable wine country haven. Featuring 171 rooms and suites, on-site spa, grand ballroom, wine tasting room, and inspired culinary creations at Cello, the resort’s full-service restaurant.
Wouldn’t you love to wake up among the vines? Eden House at Carriage Vineyards Bed & Breakfast is on a real working vineyard and longhorn ranch in the Paso Robles Wine Region. Our rooms overlook vineyards, creeks and oaks, right in the Paso Robles Wine Country of Central California.
Spend an idyllic getaway at Briarwood Cottage at ONX Estate Vineyards in an English-cottage inspired vineyard-side home. Guests may rent rooms in the main cottage, reserve the entire main cottage for a large group, or book the fully equipped apartment. Wake up to peaceful vineyard views and spend twilight hours sipping wine on the back porch of the cottage. It’s a time you won’t quickly forget. Contact us for pricing and availability (see form below). Case, 6 Bottle, and 4 Bottle Collective Members receive preferred pricing.
Hoyt Family Vineyard RetreatsTwo very cool, tiny houses, designed using fertile imagination and repurposing of materials are located on Hoyt Family Vineyard.
Hampton Inn & Suites Paso Robles is nestled in the Central Coast wine region, home to over 200 wineries, beautiful beaches, mountains and diverse attractions. Relax and revive in a comfortable guest room with all you need for a successful stay. You can count on Hampton to deliver value, consistency and service with a smile. We love having you here®
Experience the pristine countryside of Paso Robles Wine Country at chic, sparkling clean Lekai Ranch. Lounge on the porch of your private suite and lose yourself in the tranquility and stunning views of the vineyards and oak studded hills beyond. This vacation rental is located just minutes from some of the most distinguished wineries and a premier olive oil estate, and only 15 minutes from downtown Paso Robles’ restaurants, wineries and shopping. TAKE AN AERIAL TOUR
Oxford Suites Paso Robles You’ll find that from our lobby, our on-site restaurant, to our meeting spaces, to our 101 spacious suites, every space is beautiful + functional as well as comfortable + chic.
Paso Robles Vacation Rentals, also known as PasoStay.com assists guests in creating memories and wonderful experiences by providing quality privately owned vacation home rentals in Paso Robles Wine Country. With over 90 vacation homes to choose from, small enough for a couple’s romantic getaway to large homes amongst local vineyards and olive orchards, PasoStay.com has the perfect option for you. Feel free to call 805-423-9174 to talk with a local expert or book online at PasoStay.com.