Italian Varietals


Italian Varietals Paso Robles Wineries

Are you looking for Italian style wines in Central Coast Wine Country? Then try out our Italian Varietals Tasting Trail to explore some classic Italian wines. These are wines made from varieties of grapes native to Italy and are essential to carrying on the tradition of authentic Italian style wines. From the traditional Sangiovese, Montepulciano and Lagrein to the more common Viognier and Zinfandel, Italian varietals offer a unique style of old-world wines to our modern landscape.

Checkout our list of wineries specializing in Italian Varietals below or on the go with our mobile website.

Hearthstone Vineyard & Winery

Hearthstone Estate Logo ThumbHearthstone Vineyard & Winery

5070 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, CA 93446

(805) 238-2544
Hours: Friday – Sunday 11:00am – 5:00pm


Hearthstone Vineyard & Winery is dedicated to producing handcrafted, expressive wines from our 40 acre vineyard located in the renowned Adelaida area of Paso Robles.

While we pride ourselves in refined Rhone and Meritage compositions, we also craft Pinot Noir, Italian varietals, and Zinfandel, while other original blends further define us. Visit our intimate tasting room and let us show you what makes Hearthstone original.

Lusso Della Terra Cellars


Lusso Della Terra

831 13th Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446

(805) 712-8883

Hours: Sun-Mon 12:00pm - 7:00pm, Wed-Thur 12:00pm - 5:00pm, Fri-Sat 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Inspired by a historic Italian winemaking family and tradition, Lusso Della Terra which means "Luxury of the Land" was created to express a true love and passion for the complexity of the grape and the art of the winemaking process.

We specialize in high quality, handcrafted, ultra premium wines that come in very limited quantities that are meant to be shared with those you love.  Lusso Della Terra specializes in producing the best small lot batches from the worlds most famous appellations.

2013 Pinot Noir:  
Silver Medal  2015 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
2013 Rose of Merlot: 
90 points Wine Enthusiast Jim Gordon
Bronze Medal - 2014 Indy International Wine Competition
Bronze Medal - 2014 Denver International Wine Competition


Pelletiere Estate Vineyard and Winery


Pelletiere Estate

3280 Township Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446

(805) 239-9432

Hours: Thurs-Sun 11:00am - 5:00pm, Tues-Wed by Appointment

Distinctive and elegant Italian style wines, stunning tasting room, breathtaking setting, and passionate crew members, make Pelletiere Estate truly worth the visit.

Janis Denner and the entire Pelletiere Family share a love and respect for wine, especially italian varietals, we believe that wine should be delicious and representative of it's origin. We make Italian wines to drink- inviting wines that we and our friends- and by extension our customers, truly enjoy drinking.

Located in the heart of the Willow Creek district on the westside of Paso Robles, Pelletiere Estate Vineyard & Winery can be found on a cozy corner in the foothills of the Templeton Gap. Our vineyard's south facing sloped terrain, rocky limestone soils, cool coastal breezes and diurnal fluctuation in temperature create above all an estate ideal for wine growing.

Here, we produce exceptional Italian varietals that honor our Italian heritage. Pelletiere Estate winery is a boutique producer crafting luxury wines.  Our winemaking reflects our understanding of tradition as well as our unwavering quest as innovators.

Today, 100 percent of Pelletiere Estate wines are sourced from our exceptional sustainably-farmed estate grown varietals which include; Sangiovese, Nebbiolo, Montepulciano, Lagrein, Zinfandel, Syrah, and Viognier.

We are dedicated to meticulous vineyard care, picking at optimum ripeness, and creating elegant Italian wines which express the balance and pure flavors of our vineyard.