Paso Robles has seen a huge increase in the alcohol making industry over the past years. Because of the fertile land and moderate climate, the region is ideal growing conditions of base alcohol crops.
A haven for all creative beverage consumers can be found in Paso Robles right off the 101. Industrial buildings line the countryside road, each housing it’s own unique business. Wine tastings, a craft brewery, distillery, and other funky shops are open for visitor exploration.
Friendly camaraderie between businesses encourage guests to pop in places they may otherwise pass by. A few options for those looking to explore include:
Taking a tour, taste a few brews, and play some corn hole by a large rock waterfall at Barrel House Brewing Co. They have a sweet set up including a drive up opening for gourmet food truck’s to serve some pairings up.
Smellin n swirlin few different wines over at Nicora Wines.
Or.. if you’re looking to check out something a little stronger, head across the street to Wine Shine to taste some craft spirits. Make sure to check out our feature on them: Paso Robles’ Spirit: Distilling and Tasting.