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Halter Ranch

8910 Adelaida Road
Paso Robles, CA 93446
805-226-9668
info@halterranch.com

Tasting:   Open 11 to 5 pm daily
$5 credited with purchase
10% case discount
Tours:
  Tours by Appointment
Amenities:
  Historic Victorian Farmhouse
Price Range:   $18 to $28 per bottle
Established:   2000
Vineyards:   250 estate acres
Production:
  5000 cases
Winery Dog:   Phebe (dog) & Midnight (cat)

Halter Ranch Description

Halter Ranch is located approximately 11 miles west of Paso Robles on scenic Adelaida Road. The idyllic, pastoral property dates to the 1880s, when it was part of a 3,000-acre ranch owned by Paso Robles pioneer Edwin Smith. The renovated Victorian Farm house is right along the road with the tasting room set behind it within a beautiful garden. Around the garden mature oak trees provide shade over the patios and lawns. An outdoor fireplace makes for a lovely spot for lingering, tasting and relaxing.

The interior of the tasting room has a rich wood tasting counter, beamed ceilings and doors leading to an intimate patio. In additoinal to wine the tasting room sells logo apparel, pottery, locally produced olive oils and deli items.

The extensive 900 acre property will host a new, state-of-the-art winery to be completed for the 2009 harvest. The new facility will utilize more of the estate grapes which currently are sold to a number of other producers.

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The estate vineyard is planted to 17 different grape varieties in 42 blocks. Bordeaux grapes make up 60% of the fruit with the rest mostly Rhone varieties and Zinfandel. The vines are planted on steep, south-facing slopes reaching 1800 feet in elevation and boasting soils rich in limestone. High-density plantings, multiple clones and rootstocks, and low yields produce quality fruit. Biodynamic and organic farming methods are used . Their rich luscious Cabernet Sauvignon is their flagship wine.

Tours of the property are available by appointment. 
 

Halter Ranch Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Resort Like
Kid Friendly
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Historic Features
Country Charm
Casual & Relaxed
Dog Friendly
Cabernet Sauvignon
Syrah
Tours Available
Food Available
Picnic Sites- Superior
Event Space
Catering
Gift Shop
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Halter Ranch Reviews

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Great portfolio!
WineHound, San Luis Obispo
Actually tasted the wines at the Family Winemakers event in San Francisco. My friends and I agreed it was one of the best collections being poured at the event. The Bordeaux blend was our top pick of the day! Varietal specific wines were priced very well and they have new Caves at their Tasting Room for events - thinking about joining their club. Great job Katie!

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Not in the top 10
bbarnett, Newbury Park
As they are remodeling the main tasting room, we experienced tasting in the barn which is quaint and a nice change. All the wines are estate grown and they have a huge property. The wines are good, not outstanding. We bought enough to cover the tasting fees

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Victorian Vines
Eagle12, Chicago
One of our stops on harvest weekend, a return visit for us. We like the wines and the vibe of the winery. The staff was cordial and the grounds here are very nice and feel homey. We try about a half dozen wines for 10 bucks and settle on a 2007 Cab. We enjoy some wood fired oven pizza and venison. A very nice stop for along the upper west side.

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Amazing Location
matthelms, Fullerton
This is a beautiful winery. I find this to be one of the more scenic and relaxing wineries in the area. It's a great place to sip a glass of wine while listening to the wind blowing through the oak trees. They also have one of the best rose wines I've had.

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Prety facility. Wine not so good.
KMBELLEW, Paso Robles
Winery and tasting room were gorgeous. Wine didn't impress anyone in our group.

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Feel free to explore!
Angel,
Halter Ranch has a beautifully restored old home and many old barns and outbuildings. There is a lot of history associated with this property, including a runway thru the vineyard and an oak tree reported to be about 600 years old. If you have your dog with you this is a great place to stop and let them run around! Go explore! You'll be fascinated by the rich history of this property, and the wines are very tasty too!

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So glad we stopped
Kendra, Bakersfield
We were on our way to Justin and ended up stopping at this very cool winery out in the country. The tasting room is not in the old ranch house but behind it within their gardens. Their wines were fantastic, especially their Cabernet. The place has the feel of an old ranch but instead of cattle the hillsides have an extensive vineyard. Great people and it turned out to be our best stop of the day.

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