Paso Robles

Olive Oil Roundup, San Luis Obispo County, CA

By Donna Polizzi Olio Nuevo Ranch in Paso Robles is one of the finest tasting room and olive groves to visit, especially if you would like to learn the proper way to “taste” olive oil. Many find it interesting to know that there is a right and wrong way to do an olive oil tasting…

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White Wines: Unexpected Pleasures from Paso Robles, CA

By Cindy Rynning- Guest Blogger Paso Robles was named Wine Region of the Year in 2013 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, yet more than a few wine lovers aren’t familiar with the area or its wines. Located between San Francisco and Los Angeles and about 40 minutes east of the Pacific Ocean, you’ll find this bucolic town along…

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San Antonio Winery in Paso Robles, Ca

By Donna Polizzi San Antonio Winery majestically sits right off Highway 46 East, at 2610 Buena Vista Rd., in Paso Robles. This family-owned winery, spanning four generations, was established in 1917 and opened in Paso Robles in 2010.  After 100 years in business, the experience shows.  San Antonio Winery offers a wide variety of brands, the…

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Unwind on Vine in Paso Robles, CA

By Donna Polizzi Occasionally, I need to get away and unwind.  Recently, Keys 2 the Coast discovered a great place in Paso Robles to escape to for a good time to rest and eat great food while staying at Unwind on Vine. Casey and Caroline Shepherd are a young couple who own a management company…

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La Cosecha Bar and Restaurant in Paso Robles, CA

By Donna Polizzi I stopped to have Brunch at an awesome little restaurant, called La Cosecha Bar and Restaurant.  It’s a small restaurant that is big on atmosphere and has a big city, downtown buzz. Craig Newman, the bartender, said…” I love working here. My co-workers are like good friends.” Craig makes a mean Bloody Mary. It is…

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Olive tasting at Olio Nuevo – Paso Robles, CA


By Donna Polizzi A dear friend invited me to join her on a beautiful Sunday afternoon to visit the Olio Nuevo Ranch in Paso Robles. She promised that, by the end of the day, I would know the proper way to “taste” and select olive oil. I’ve been to more than my share of wine…

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A Weekend Away in Paso Robles, Ca

By Donna Polizzi Paso Robles is home to over 300 wineries and tasting rooms.  Over the last few years, we have seen the wine industry take off to the point that I see it as a modern-day gold rush.  Everyone wants to get in on the action. Fortunately, the wine business has also sprouted numerous…

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Robert Hall Winery Provides a Delicious Taste of Paso Robles

robert hall winery paso robles, ca

By Donna Polizzi Evoking a magical Tuscany vacation, award-winning winery remains true to its roots under Hall family’s deliberate stewardship. Discovering Robert Hall Winery in Paso Robles was a fascinating experience. When I first saw the winery and vineyard, it made me feel as if I were far away from home on vacation in Tuscany.…

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Vineyards on the Coast

By Donna Polizzi A group of friends recently visited DAOU Winery in Paso Robles. I’ve been to several wineries in Paso, but DAOU is without a doubt one of the nicest properties I’ve visited on the Central Coast. The ambiance inside, where the pours and tastes take place, is elegant, stately, and contemporary. The views…

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