Posted on September 11, 2018

Paso Robles: Where You Can Sleep Among The Vines

Celebrate California Wine Month in Paso Robles Wine Country, the only region with luxury winery accommodations literally located in the vineyards.

August 28, 2018 (Paso Robles, Calif.) – Unlike most wine regions, Paso Robles offers visitors an opportunity to stay and play in private, luxury accommodations located within a winery’s estate vineyard during California Wine Month (September) and beyond.

These immersive experiences allow guests to actually live – not just observe – the alluring wine country lifestyle.

What’s more, there is a wide range of lodging styles to accommodate a visitor’s fancy, including a romantic full-service inn, a luxury retro-trailer campsite, private winery casas that are perfect for families or groups, as well as loft-style flats for those on the go.

“These lodging options keep within the unique character and diversity of Paso Robles Wine County,” says Jennifer Porter, executive director of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance. “Offering yet another great way to experience the wine community from vine to glass.”

Here are six places to experience the Paso Robles wine country lifestyle first-hand.

Alta Colina – The Trailer Pond Guests can stay in a refurbished retro trailer from Tinker Tin Trailer Co., in Alta Colina’s secluded estate vineyard. Guests wake up to stunning, unobstructed views of Paso Robles’ famous Adelaida District, enjoy coffee among the vines, and savor lazy wine-tasting days strolling through the 130-acre organically farmed vineyard.

The vineyard camping experience – the only one of its kind in California – includes a complimentary tasting of Alta Colina’s Rhône-inspired estate wines, with the option to book additional tours and other experiences, including the Summit Tour, Cellar Door tasting, and more. The Trailer Pond won a ‘Best of the West’ Travel Award from Sunset Magazine in 2017.

Cass Vineyard & Winery Geneseo Inn The first of its kind to Paso Robles Wine Country, the Geneseo Inn (Spring 2019) is a collection of separate recycled steel shipping containers, that will sit high above the vineyard on steel stilts, providing private, unobstructed views of Cass’ award-winning vineyard. In addition to the elevated views, each wholly separate suite will have private bedroom balconies and boast every modern amenity. Guests will be served a gourmet breakfast each morning, and have access to Cass’ entertaining farm education program, vineyard tours, wine tutorials, cooking classes, and even beekeeping seminars.

Grey Wolf Cellars | Barton Family Wines | KroBar Distilling - Farmhouse Suite

Construction will soon begin at Grey Wolf on its new vacation rental located under their winery’s iconic oak tree at the winery. The one-bedroom farmhouse suite, will have views of the Grey Wolf’s 20-year-old dry-farmed Zinfandel vineyard. Guests will have run of the winery, including private tasting experiences and indulge in Barton's Kitchen helmed by Executive Chef Jeff Thomas. What’s more guests will be able to taste the whiskey, bourbon and gin by Krobar Craft Distillery, located on site. Each guest is given a bottle of Barton Family wine to enjoy on their own private patio.

Paso Port | Per Caso Wines | Pendray’s Distillery – The Quinta at PasoPort + The Studio

The Quinta – This 3-bedroom, 2-bath, hilltop vineyard home is nestled amongst towering mature oak trees, providing a peaceful setting and stunning unobstructed vineyard views. Within walking distance to the tasting room, The Quinta can accommodate up to 8 guests and is just 10 minutes from all downtown Paso Robles has to offer. Recently remodeled, it has an open floor plan and two large decks with views overlooking the vine rows. The Quinta features spacious accommodations both inside and out.

The Studio– This charming studio is located next to The Quinta with the same breathtaking views and mature oaks making it an ideal location for getting away from it all. The Studio’s amenities includes a king size bed, sofa bed and a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. A seating area outside, underneath the oaks, lets you enjoy the afternoon breeze or fire up the Weber grill while having a glass of wine while taking in the views.

SummerWood Winery & Inn

A nine-room boutique hotel, SummerWood is the only inn located within its own estate vineyard in Paso Robles. SummerWood mission is to provide a luxurious experience in the heart wine country. Guests are greeted with a private wine and appetizer reception upon arrival. Nightly turn down service and handmade caramels along with a farm fresh breakfast cooked to order completes the experience. The concierge will help create a personal itinerary for exploring the SummerWood estate, neighboring wineries, as well as Paso Robles’ award-winning restaurants and nearby seaside destinations.

Thacher Winery – Homestead Hill

Located on Thacher’s Kiler Canyon 23-acre estate vineyard in the Willow Creek AVA, this private, ranch style home is located just minutes from downtown Paso Robles. Each of the three bedrooms (one king bed, one queen bed and two twin beds) are simple and luxurious. The home has just been updated and is ready for family or small groups of friends to enjoy and to relax. Guests can arrange for Thacher wine to be waiting for them, and the Thacher staff is happy to provide other local tasting and dining recommendations.

Zenaida – The Winemaker’s Loft + The Cellarmaster’s Studio

The Winemaker’s Loft is a 1,500 square foot, two bedroom suite located above the winery. This home away from home offers comfortable accommodations for up to four adult guests, a fully equipped kitchen and breathtaking views of the vineyard.

The Cellarmaster’s Studio is a 350 square foot master bedroom studio featuring a California King sized luxury bed and a relaxing whirlpool tub. The unique factor to the Cellarmaster’s Studio is the window above the bed that looks out into the cellar.

For more information on these unique wine country experiences, and for media visits, please contact Mike Dawson at mike@solterrastrategies.com.