Finely aged 50ish Women Heading to Paso Robles Wine Country
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There are several highly recommended restaurants in downtown PR right near the Square. I like Bistro Laurent. Probably best to make reservations for Saturday night.
The west side of Highway 101 has many wineries and lets you drive through some beautiful rolling hills on little windy roads. I think Tablas Creek is a must, as it is one of the original wineries to start up in Paso Robles and start growing the Rhone varietals that this area is now known for.
Make sure you get a Winery map/brochure from your hotel so you can navigate while you are out tasting.
I would recommend Il Cortile(in Paso Robles) for dinner. Italian, with my favorite dishes being the specials with truffles and a good selection of Italian wines. We have been there several times and it has been consistently good. Have also been to Bistro Laurent, since I really like French food, so wanted to try it, but have not been particularly impressed.