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Hug Cellars

2323 Tuley Court, suite 120D
Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 828-5906

Tasting:   Open Thursday -Monday 11-5:30 pm
Tasting fee is $5 credited with purchase
10% case discount
  Meet the winemaker
Established:   1994
  1300 cases

Hug Cellars Description

Not all wineries fit the postcard picture of bucolic serenity looking over vineyard vistas. Some just concentrate on the wine. At Hug Cellars their non-descript metal building along the highway, does little for the eyes but plenty for the palate.
Just east of Paso Robles in a small industrial park accessed off Union Road, Hug cellars hides out and produces very small lots of Pinot Noir, Syrah and a botrytis late harvest dessert wine made from Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc. Everything is processed on the premises from grapes sourced from local growers. Their winemaking style produces “bold wines with a complex array of flavors, firm structure and balanced acid levels”.
The humble, cozy tasting room is made attractive with stained concrete floors, a weathered, grilled metal tasting bar, topped with a concrete looking polymer countertop, modern lighting and burgundy colored walls. There is a large window that looks to the production area, and if you askt to go in the back, you can see the grape colored mezzanine railing that was painted by the owner with the lees left over from the winemaking. A lot is packed into this winery, including the chance to talk directly to the winemaker. 

Hug Cellars Features

Ambiance Types of Wine Amenities
Off the Beaten Path
Family Run
Casual & Relaxed
Hip & Stylish
Cabernet Sauvignon
Pinot Noir
Tours Available
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Hugs & Wine
Joe, San Diego
What an experience I had here, one I might add, that I did not expect. Such a seemingly small business produces such bold flavors in their wines. I took to the Syrah and found it to be just what I was craving, a unique blend of fruit and spices that left me longing to finish the glass. This is a unknown hot spot that I would recommend to any wine lover.

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The above reviews are the subjective opinion of Winery Advisor members and not of California Winery Advisor.

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