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Going wine-tasting for the first time, Sunday, in Paso Robles! Any advise?

missmodular818 Sep 28, 2007 09:14 AM

The title pretty much says it all. Any do's or dont's? I'm so excited!! I've been wanting to do this for years. Woohoo!

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    vinosnob Sep 28, 2007 09:57 AM

    Lots of good info here: http://www.pasowine.com/

    Although I vist the Santa Rita Hills area at least once a year, I haven't continued further north to Paso.

    When I finally do check out Paso, Tablas Creek will be my first stop

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    1. re: vinosnob
      TBird Sep 28, 2007 10:01 AM

      i got married at justin. if you've never been, it's one of the better places in the area. also, the area is known for alot of zin. peachy canyon comes to mind.

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        artichokeheart Sep 28, 2007 10:04 AM

        Ooh, I adore Paso Robles! Went for the first time last fall, hoping to go back again in December. I second the Tablas Creek recommendation. We really liked Adelaida as well. They had nice wines, beautiful land, and a friendly staff. Loved both places. I think there was something in the NY Times Style section last weekend about a wonderful spot for olive oil tastings as well.

    2. 2top Sep 28, 2007 12:03 PM

      The Turley Pesenti Winery. Turley Zinfandel is a fabulous wine. Turley Wines Cellars based in Napa (no tasting room) purchased one of the oldest wineries in Paso Robles, the Pesenti Winery.

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        RicRios Sep 28, 2007 02:39 PM

        Don't be shy, ask for a spitoon and use it!

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