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Tobin James Cellars, Paso Robles

(4.4/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
The knowledgeable staff at Tobin James Cellars will help guide you through a delicious afternoon of wine tasting in the Paso Robles region. Getting its start by transforming six rejected grapes into a bottle of wine, this winery is now known for its extensive varietals and environment of upbeat staff and customers. Don’t forget to try one of the Zinfandels, the grape that started it all for Tobin James, while the Bordeaux blend and Syrah are also popular choices. With no tasting fee and affordable prices on bottles, this winery is a great option for wine-lovers on a budget. Make Tobin James Cellars a centerpiece of your Paso Robles vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Paso Robles vacation generator.
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  • Solid wines at good prices. Good fun vibe in the tasting room!! Will let you taste anything they have open. Great wine club! 
  • I've visited TJW a handful of times. It was very busy during each visit (on Saturdays). To me, TJW is more of a party atmosphere than for relaxing. But I definitely recommend stopping by TJW for a vis...  more »
  • This is a great wine tasting stop if you want some lively atmosphere! Not your quaint little boutique winery. This place is for having some fun!!! 
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  • I first visited in the 90s and knew that I would return. Finally, my wife and I did return in June of this year (2016) and my high expectations were exceeded. The Zinfandels are nothing short of superb and my old time favorite, Petit Sirah was, well, words cannot do it justice. If you enjoy bold, spicy reds, Tobin James 2013s fit the bill. Don't miss this one if you are in Paso.
  • Wine tasting is free here. The wine is great. We took home several bottles. There is no vineyard here. Its only a tasting room. If you want a vineyard experience, be sure to checkout 'castoro'
  • So. Many. People. This is by far the most crowded rating room in Paso. But it's also completely free. They have something for everyone and will help you find what you like. Great staff and a great location.
  • We stopped here on our way to Pismo beach. My wife and I had a great time wine tasting. The service was exceptional and the wine is outstanding. We ended up buying about 10 bottles of wine. Its not the cheapest wine but it is really good and well worth it. This place will be a regular stop for us.
  • Love the vibe here! Instead of an uppity wine tasting facility with snooty employees this place is more like a fun bar with music and laughs. Our girl that served us was fun and I think she converted my wife to a wine drinker! Best wine tasting experience I've ever had.