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Wine Tasting
pect of the industry, to be ahead of the game when it comes to certain varietals.”
New varietals planted locally in 2022 include grenache noir, gre- nache blanc, cinsault, picpoul, pinot muenier, and pinot blanc. Experi- ence an up-close and personal view of these plantings, as well as older vines, with a self-guided walk along the pathway leading to Cripple Creek through the vineyard.
Want to explore Rava Wines with one of the owners? Book an Immersive Vineyard Tour with Chad and enjoy a glass of wine produced from estate grapes while taking in the winery’s scenic views. A bottle of Reserve, a cheese & charcuterie board, and wine tasting await inside the tasting room at the end of this tour.
Lauren leads the Behind the Scenes Cellar Tour, taking visitors through the entire process of the time-honored methode cham- penoise of sparkling wines, from the cuvee to the finished product. Enjoy a tour of the winery while sipping on a glass of wine and
get a sneak peek inside the cellar with Lauren followed by a reserve tasting.
Award-winning tasting room
Rava Wines was chosen among the 10 Best Tasting Rooms for USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards for the past three years based on the uniqueness of the wines, welcom- ing environment, and outstanding
guest experience. With its contem- porary tasting room surrounded by vineyards and native landscape, Rava Wines is the perfect place to spend the day.
“Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through the process of sparkling winemaking and share details on the vineyard and wine- making process,” Lauren said.
Cheese and charcuterie plates
are available daily. A full menu of delectable food offerings from Chef Gregg of KelleCo Project Catering is served up Friday through Sunday.
Concerts and events
Rava Wines welcomes award- winning Nashville hit-maker Jerrod Niemann to their state-of-the-art, contemporary indoor concert space on Saturday, May 20 to celebrate Wine Festival Weekend. Find tickets at the event tab on rav- Additional events at the winery, including the popular outdoor summer concert series, are complemented by an abundance of outdoor, open spaces with generous seating areas.
The Rava Wines tasting room, lo- cated at 6785 Creston Road in Paso Robles, is open daily from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Reservations are recommended, and walk-ins are welcome; book online at Check the website and social media for updates on concerts and events. Call (805) 238-7282 for more information.
— Meagan Friberg
     Enjoy award-winning wines at our panoramic hilltop location.
Come for the wine, stay for the view!
Tasting reservations available daily from 10AM - 4PM Lunch available daily from 10:30AM - 4PM
3430 Peachy canyon Road, Paso Robles • 805-239-0289 WWW.calcaReoUs.coM
Peachy Canyon
Calcareous Vineyard
Just 4 miles west of Downtown Paso
From Spring St. in Paso Robles: Go west on 12th St.,
left on Fresno St.,
right on Peachy Canyon Rd.
4 miles on right.
    Olive Street Vine Street Oak Street Spring Street
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