- 8950 Union Rd, Paso Robles, ca
Walking into Tobin James tasting room feels like your entering a saloon out of the old West, in fact the site is on an old stagecoach stop. This is likely the least pretentious winery in the land! The main bar dates back to the 1860’s and there is usually a bandana clad dog looking for a scratch. They have been around for over 20 years and offer a large wine selection and a sparkling non-alcoholic grape juice for the kids and designated drivers. Keep a lookout for Jesse James’ ghost, as rumor has it, he enjoyed Paso Robles wine before it was trendy!
Hours: 10-6pm daily
For the Kids: Sparkling Grape Juice, free video games, fun Western ambiance.
For the Adults: Zinfandel and lots of it! Ask if they have any of the James Gang Reserves open. Finish with the “Liquid Love” Late Harvest Zinfandel served with chocolate.
Warnings: Becomes party-central in the late afternoon, especially on weekends. Go early and avoid the intoxication and the crowd!
Fee to Taste? No
Picnic Area: Yes
Food for sale: No
Non-alcoholic drinks: Yes
RV Parking: Yes
Gift Shop: Yes
Other: Arcade game