Paso Robles, also known as wine country here on the Central Coast, has over 200 wineries! That means you could try a new winery every day, Monday through Friday, and it would take you almost an entire year to do. While wine tasting daily can be fun, if you’re simply searching for the best red wine in Paso Robles for the summer – tasting a winery a day just isn’t efficient. Luckily, we’ve got you covered, keep reading for the top 4 local winery favorites for red wine in Paso Robles.

1. Tooth & Nail Winery

Overlooking hills of expansive vineyards, surrounded by a turquoise water moat, sits Tooth & Nail Winery, better known as the Castle of Paso Robles. Here, you’ll discover bold reds and an entire wine tasting flight dedicated to them. Locals of the Central Coast love their Predator wine series which offers a variety of strong, blended reds from Cabernets to Syrahs. And, who doesn’t love wine tasting from the balcony of a castle?

Tasting Fee: $40 Per Person – All Red Tasting
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2. Eberle Winery

With their flagship Cabernet Sauvignon, you can count on fabulous red wine, right off the bat here at Eberle Winery. Even better, this Paso Robles winery offers complimentary tastings! That means you can enjoy a tasting of five of their wines for free. Then take home your favorites in bottles! Fun fact, this winery is only ten minutes from Sensorio the Field of Lights by Bruce Monroe. Making Eberle a perfect stop for those that plan on viewing the incredible display later in the day.

Tasting Fee: Complimentary | Bottle Purchase Are Encouraged
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3. Peachy Canyon Winery

If you take one look at Peachy Canyon Winery’s tasting flight, you won’t see a single white wine in sight! This Paso Robles gem is made for red wine enthusiasts. They specialize in Zinfandels and also offer a few other handcrafted small-batch Rhone & Bordeaux varietals you won’t find anywhere else. As an added bonus, if you enjoy history, you can tour their “Old School House” tasting room, it’s a historic Old Bethel School House circa 1886.

It’s also conveniently located only a minute or two away from Tooth & Nail Winery. This means you can taste two local favorites one right after the other!

Tasting Fee: $15 Per Person
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4. Halter Ranch Winery

Last, but certainly not least is Halter Ranch Winery. Their tasting room is nestled high in the hills of Paso Robles. They pride themselves in the creation of high-quality Bordeaux and Rhone wines, which are from 100% estate-grown grapes. The quality in both wine and experience shows! They’ve won a wide variety of awards ranging from the 2020 Traveler’s Choice Award, TripAdvisor, to the Winery of the Year 2019, Monterey Wine Competition & Central Coast Wine Competition.

If you don’t like red wine but have made it this far in the blog post, or maybe you have some friends that aren’t on the red wine train, don’t worry. Halter Ranch Winery also has an incredible, crisp rosé wine sure to please everyone!

Tasting Fee: $35 Per Person – Estate Flight
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Discover Paso Robles With A Wine Tour

Do you want the full Paso Robles wine tasting experience? Then you’ll definitely want to go on a Paso Robles Wine Tour. With professional, and experienced drivers and vehicles of all sizes (from a luxury sedan to a Limo Bus), you can relax as you cruise through wine country. Our team of travel concierges are standing by to help recommend some of the best wineries in Paso Robles for red wine. You can give them a call to set up a wine tour or learn more at (805) 620-7233, or fill out the form below for a complimentary wine tour quote.

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