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  Raynette enjoys being hands-on in the winery.
demand. A brand new, state-of-the- art production facility was built at the entrance to the property.
With the new facility completed in the summer of 2021, the trans- formation of the original winery building began. The 3,800 square foot building was dedicated to hospitality. With plenty of outdoor space on the terrace, the modern hospitality center is ideal for wine tasting and events.
Raynette’s daughter was one of the first to use the spacious event room for her wedding reception. Locatelli is looking forward to hosting many weddings and other events where families can enjoy the fruits of all the hard work that went into the transformation.
The winery continues to evolve and improve. “Over the past 26 years I have seen many changes at Locatelli. Our biggest change is happening now, enhancing shared experiences for our guests that become lasting memories,” said Raynette Gregory
Take the drive through the roll- ing oak studded countryside and enjoy the views of the summertime
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golden hills of San Miguel, or enjoy the emerald green of the hills in the rainy season. The tasting room pro- vides vineyard views through large glass doors and covered seating on the terrace is also available for those who enjoy outdoor seating.
The tasting room is pet and kid friendly. While you are visiting you will likely be greeted by Fibi, the Boston Terrier that steals guests’ hearts as well as any treats if they are available. Plan to stay for a while and hear more about the Locatelli story. You can enjoy lawn games and, on some weekends, listen to live music.
Be sure to ask about the Loco Wine Club! With limited produc- tion, club members are able to get first chance at wines low in inven- tory. Club events are the perfect way to enjoy wine with food, friends, and family.
Locatelli Vineyards & Winery is located at 8585 Cross Canyons Road in San Miguel. The tasting room is open Thursday through Monday from 11am to 5pm. locatelliwinery. com or call (805) 467-0067.
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Walk-ins Welcome • Downtown Paso Tasting Room
1005 Railroad Street • • 805.591.7003
    Enjoy life with a glass of Sea Shell Cellars
  Family & Pet Friendly
   2 for $25.00 tastings.
purchase 2 bottles the tasting fee is waived.
Charcuterie Plates Available!
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