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 Wine Tasting
Event season is in full swing at CaliPaso Winery and Villa
Luxurious Paso Robles villa and winery for events or downtown wine tasting
It isn’t surprising that the Tuscan- inspired CaliPaso Villa is a popu- lar venue for weddings and other events. The luxurious private villa and winery is surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards to accommo- date private events while the tasting room is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Paso Robles.
The villa has eight exqui-
sitely appointed suites that can be reserved individually, or reserve
the entire villa for an event. Guests enjoy the luxurious accommoda- tions and attention to detail, includ- ing a gourmet breakfast prepared by an executive chef at the onsite restaurant. After breakfast, it’s only a short drive from the villa to the downtown CaliPaso tasting room to enjoy complimentary wine tast-
ing.The villa has become a highly sought-after venue for weddings. According to Jaime Glenn, the chief operating officer, “It’s a great place to feel like you are in Italy without having to travel out of the country. Paso Robles is a wonderful location for a destination wedding, and we are now enjoying a busy wedding season with more bookings year after year.”
It’s hard to image a setting more idyllic. Surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens and hundreds of acres of lush vineyards, the villa has a unique setting that highlights Paso Robles’s natural beauty. The outdoor terraces are perfect for champagne receptions or al fresco dinning. With manicured gardens, majestic oak trees, a roman-
tic courtyard and surrounding
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vineyard views, this location is a photographer’s dream.
The culinary team creates a menu paired with CaliPaso’s wine for a decadent reception. In addi- tion to the weddings, the winery also offers pop-up winemaker dinners and other special events at the villa where the culinary offer- ings paired with wine are sure to impress attendees.
The tasting room offers its own special events with live music every Friday and Saturday night. The downtown tasting room is open into the evening so locals and tour- ists can enjoy a glass of wine before strolling through downtown Paso to explore the many fine dining establishments. For those looking for food to enjoy with their tasting, the CaliPaso culinary team creates daily cheese and charcuterie plates for the tasting room.
Enrique Torres, the senior wine- maker, became a winemaker when he was 25-years old after working his way up in the cellar at other Paso Robles wineries. His specialty is working with grape varietals
that thrive well in Paso Robles and other areas of the Central Coast. Producing wine from the estate
A Family Tradition
Hand-Crafted Wines in the heart of Downtown Paso Robles
(805) 975-9106
Available for Special Occasions & Private Events
Tasting Room: Open 5:00pm - 10:00pm Daily Closed on Wednesday
840 11th St. #3, Downtown Paso Robles •

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