Long ago, you said I “do’ (or maybe just “I’ll move in”). Whatever your arrangement with your better half, one thing’s certain: Quarantine has not helped the romance factor. Working from home, schooling from home and, yes, “date night-ing” from home has taken a toll on even the spiciest couples. What can we do? We say it’s time get outside in the sun, enjoy some world class wine, and simply let your love breathe! Dinner and movie might still be a ways out, but you can get the spark back with these awesome Paso Robles Wine Country experiences. Whether under the stars or the big blue sky, we can promise you one thing: You’re sure to see your sweetie smile.
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Removed, but not too far: Need some quality time to reconnect with your love life? Book one of Paso’s gorgeous and intimate vacation rentals, where you’ll have the whole place to your yourselves. Here, windows open up to vibrant vineyards and you’re never far from a stellar sip. The Guest House at Copia Vineyards is perfectly situated (just 1.5 miles from downtown Paso, yet surrounded by 20 acres of lush, grape-studded greenery and breathtaking views). Nestled within the heart of the Willow Creek District, this modern, open-concept cottage offers up a relaxing retreat not far from dining, boutique shopping and wineries. Of course, you receive a complimentary bottle of their gorgeous, premium wine when you stay and you can purchase more wine from owners, Anita or Varinder, who are just a short stroll away from your new front door. You’ll also receive a personal tour of their 20 acre estate vineyard carpeting the surrounding hills and a fab complimentary wine tasting experience. Yes, it’s the best of both worlds! Stay in or get some sun…either way, joy is on the agenda.
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Put your brains together: When’s the last time you learned something new as a couple? When it comes to can’t-be-beat cabernet sauvignon and a crash course on it all, JUSTIN is king. Make them swoon when you make a date for this iconic winery’s scenic estate tasting room, where you’ll enjoy a socially distant and totally decadent educational pairing together. Bathed in natural light, savor stunning views of endless vineyards all while getting a solid wine know-how. Yes, friendly wine guides are here to guide you both, every sip along the way. Take it from us: There’s nothing like discovering your new favorite wine together!
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A languid lunch that lingers on: Four Lanterns Winery knows a thing or two about enjoying Westside Paso’s picturesque weather: their ample lawn perfect for breezy outdoor tastings among the chirping birds and buzzing bees. Up the “cute” quotient of your date and pack a picnic for you and your darling to nibble between sips. We recommend an assortment of chocolates, cheeses, local bread, and a big, soft blanket perfect for lounging and looking up at the sky. Have a “third wheel” with a wagging tail in tow? No worries! Bring your best canine companion as well as your human best friend. There’s always room for more love around here.
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Excitement is in the air: No, it’s not just that frenetic, springtime feeling you’re sensing on the breeze. March 19-21, Paso Robles Wineries raise a glass to the region’s flagship varietal. Yippee! Yes, zinfandel is a big deal around here and we know how to throw one heck of a party. Make sure you and your honey are in on one of the area’s most beloved wine events, and you’ll be sure to share the memories forever. With socially distant outdoor tastings, special food offerings and live music, there’s no better time to plan your weekend getaway in Paso. Looking for the perfect way to celebrate Vintage Paso Zinfandel Wine Weekend and connect with your partner? Donati Family Vineyard is the place to be March 19-21, when you can sip, lounge and laugh together. Enjoy their newly released Family Reserve Selections as well as all the classics (plus, you can take advantage of savings up to 50% off). Who says a good deal can’t be romantic? Bring home a few bottles to mark the occasion forever.
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A fabulous jetset flight to Paso
No, we don’t recommend hopping on an airplane anytime soon.. but a tantalizing tasting flight? We’re all for it! At SixMileBridge, your one-hour flight is guaranteed to transport you and your sweetheart to a whole new realm of sensuality. Savor a range of small batch, Bordeaux wines grown organically and crafted with the utmost care. Sink into the full body experience, allowing senses to take in the magic in your glass. Hey, perhaps you’ll even experience a dash of the owner’s ancestral home of Sixmilebridge, Ireland, where the hills are as stunningly green as Paso Robles in spring. Sure, your journey to get here was a lot shorter, but it has certainly yielded your own pot of gold.
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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 Retreats Two 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®
Enjoy the elegance, style and natural beauty of California’s Central Coast at the JUST Inn®. Surrounded by vineyards, our JUST Inn Suites offer luxurious appointments like fireplaces, Tempur-Pedic®mattresses, Frette linens, hydro-spa tubs, and range in size from 600–1,200 square feet. An overnight stay includes breakfast and a tour of the winery and caves. TOUR VIRTUALLY
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.
Peachy Canyon Guest Inn Sits above Peachy Canyon Winery + acres of vines at Mustang Springs Vineyard. The house has 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, living room, family room + panoramic views.
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.