Wine Tasting in Paso Robles: Part One

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The view from on high at Daou Vineyards in Paso Robles

Continued from
Exploring Downtown Paso Robles 
and 
A Road Trip to Paso Robles

The number one reason I love going to Paso Robles, a hilly sprawl of countryside halfway between San Francisco and L.A.?

Wine. 

Wine tasting in Paso Robles, California is a delicious exercise in waking up your taste buds, meeting delightful people and gazing out over gold-and-green valleys, all while swirling a glass full of happy. 

And yeah, I know. I want to go back there, too.

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Tasting the Anderson Valley

Northern California’s Anderson Valley wine region, a 2 1/2 hour drive north of San Francisco, runs 18 miles along State 128 through a quiet, cozy wedge of woodland countryside.  It’s less traveled than Napa or Sonoma, but offers friendly people, rustic architecture, and some darn good wines.

It’s perfect for getting away from any city you can think of, and hearing yourself think.  Especially if you want to think about wine. [Read more…]