Meet Martin Beckett: Director of Hospitality at The Piccolo

This September, Martin Resorts will be opening a new luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Paso Robles: The Piccolo. Rooted in the rich history of sister property, the historic Paso Robles Inn, and a celebration of the Paso Robles community, every aspect of The Piccolo has been carefully chosen to reflect the authenticity, originality, and attitude that makes Paso Robles such a treasured destination, from the locally crafted art and furnishings to the important role of Director of Hospitality. It is with great excitement that we introduce and welcome The Piccolo’s Director of Hospitality, long time local Martin Beckett, to the…

Less Clicking. More Sipping.

Why spend your precious time shopping around countless online travel agencies searching for the best wine country hotel rates when you could be sipping on fine Paso Robles wine in the sunshine already knowing you got the lowest rate by booking direct?

California Wine Month: Wineries with Live Music

Live music and fine Paso Robles wine are a perfect pairing. As the wine industry grows in beautiful Paso Robles, so does our local music scene—and we couldn’t be happier about it! There’s something truly special about watching the sun dip below the rolling hills of wine country while you move and groove to eclectic performances on an Indian summer evening.  For the final installment of our California Wine Month blog series, we’re highlighting some of our favorite wineries that feature live music in addition to excellent wines, so grab your dancing shoes and make plans to check some of these…

California Wine Month: Wineries with Winning Whites

With over 40 winegrape varietals planted, Paso Robles wine country has a wine to please every palate. While 86% of the wine produced in Paso Robles are red varietals, interesting white wines are flourishing in the area thanks to the innovative spirit of our winemakers. For this edition of our California Wine Month blog series, we’re going to be focusing on Paso Robles’ wineries with award-winning white wines. If you’re more of a fan of reds, click here. Eberle Winery Founded 37 years ago by Gary Eberle, Eberle Winery was one of the three original wineries which created the Paso Robles…

California Wine Month: Wineries with a View

If you’ve ever wanted to visit Paso Robles, September is the perfect time to do it as California Wine Month is in full swing! Happening at the peak of harvest season, you can enjoy special tastings, festivals, concerts, and wine and food pairings all month long! With this next installment of our California Wine Month blog series, we invite you to join us in honoring all that our local vintners and growers bring to the economy, culture, and lifestyle of Paso Robles by visiting the wineries with some of the most beautiful views of our wine country, outlined below. Rangeland Wines…

What to Expect at Your First Pick-Up Party

Whether you’re visiting Paso Robles for the first time, just moved to town, or newly 21—there’s a lot to learn when you begin to dip your toes into the world of wine country. From tannins and terroir to appellation and aromas, there are many wine terms that you might not understand as a beginning wine drinker. “Pickup party” is another phrase you’ll hear a lot during your time in Paso Robles…but what exactly does that entail? We’ve broken down exactly what a pickup party is and what you can expect when you attend one of the many that happen in…