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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Exploring Downtown Paso Robles

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Historic mural at the Paso Robles Inn

Continued from
 A Road Trip to Paso Robles

Paso Robles, a ranch and winery town set halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, is my favorite getaway destination in the state of California.

I use the Spanish pronounciation, “Pahhso Rrroh-bless,” instead of the more local/gringo “Pass-o Roe-bulls.” Either way you say it, though, it simply means: “The Pass of the Oaks.” 

Though I’d visited Paso Robles many times before, this was the first time I stayed in the area’s sweet, small and historic downtown.

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