Paso Robles boasts a unique and diverse quality, rich with community pride and historic charm. Our town boasts many different kinds of activities including an array of culinary selections circling the downtown square, cultural events and festival, an active night life, unique boutiques and wine tasting rooms. Paso Robles is among the best of what California has to offer! For more information visit www.pasorobleschamber.com or www.pasoroblesdowntown.org
Gaining worldwide attention for its distinctive wines, Paso Robles is emerging as a leader in California viticulture, hosting more than 170 wineries and 26,000 vineyard acres. Paso Robles is famous for its Cabernet Sauvignon and much of its acreage is planted with this grape. However, a group of young dynamic winemakers, part of the group known as the ‘Rhone Rangers’, is gaining attention with Syrah. Wine tasting, wine tours and wine festivals abound within the award winning Paso Robles Wine Region. Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance offers more information on the wine region by visiting www.pasowine.com.
“The next great wine country ~ Paso Robles used to be famous for cattle, not Cabernets, but these days it's the most unpretentious and enjoyable wine region in the West” Peter Fish and Sara Schneider, Sunset Magazine.
“It takes a lot of great beer to make good wine.” At least that’s what our brewmasters tell us! Firestone Walker Brewery ~ it’s here and it’s ours! Voted “Best Beer in America” by Men’s Journal Magazine, the infamous microbrew can be found right here on the Central Coast. Brewery tours and tasting is available at the Paso Robles brewery. For more information on Firestone Walker Brewery visit www.firestonebeer.com.
Paso Robles is home to the California Mid State Fair hosting a variety of world-class equestrian events in addition to the annual Fair. The summer fair offers top entertainment performers such as Alan Jackson, Rod Stewart, Steely Dan, Toby Keith, Boz Scaggs and more! Visit www.midstatefair.com for a complete schedule of equestrian shows and the 2009 Mid State Fair entertainment line up.
Rich with emerald green vineyards, winding back roads, and authentic California Missions, a short scenic drive through the countryside will find you enjoying food, wine, recreation, art and culture, the Pacific Ocean, Morro Bay Harbor, Pismo Beach or the landmark Hearst Castle. For additional information on area attractions visit www.sanluisobispocounty.com.
Paso Robles is conveniently located along California’s Central Coast halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco, along Highway 101. Highway 46 enters Paso Robles on its eastern border, easily connecting California’s San Joaquin Valley and Interstate 5 to the area.