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Ecluse Wines

Address: 1520 Kiler Canyon Road, Paso Robles, CA 93446
Phone Number: 805.238.4999
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Ranked #28 of 138 Activities in Paso Robles
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: Écluse may not be familiar to you yet but we will be! We invite you to discover us and experience...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Écluse may not be familiar to you yet but we will be! We invite you to discover us and experience wine tasting the old fashion way – in the barrel room with the winemaker! We are a small family owned winery & vineyard dedicated to producing limited production, hand-crafted, award-winning Rhone and Bordeaux style wines. Located on 30 beautiful acres of gently rolling hillside terroir on the desired Westside of the Paso Robles AVA, our philosophy is to make the very best wines from the very best fruit. Come "Savor the Wine that is truly Écluse"!Cheers!We are a small, boutique family owned winery therefore a reservation is required for groups of 7-10 and must be made in advance. We are unable to accommodate groups larger than 10. To schedule a tasting reservation, please give us a call. We look forward to welcoming you into our tasting room!

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Long Beach, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

2012 varietals are incredible already. The 2010 varietals are becoming even more amazing. I just opened a 2010 Cab. Yum! I am going to buy another case before they run out!

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Coming here for a tasting was a fun experience overall and offered something unique! - The view of the vineyards is beautiful. - The wines are all quite lovely. I sampled some cabs and ports that I really liked. - The staff were friendly and came around often to talk to us about the wine and answered our questions. I... More 

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Boca Raton
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Ecluse is a small winery and they make most of their wines from grapes they grow locally. The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon was excellent, but don't miss Blind Dog wine - you want be disappointed. Wonderful people make the experience truly enjoyable. Such a breath of fresh air after pretentious big Paso Robles names making mediocre and expensive wines.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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108 reviews 108 reviews
28 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Ecluse is a small winery about 5 minutes from downtown Paso Robles. It has a simple tasting room, not ostentatious at all. Heather poured for us, and was quite knowledge about the wines and the history of the winery. Their tastings are complimentary and they poured 5 wines for us. We particularly enjoyed the 2010 Prelude (a blend of Viognier,... More 

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Pasadena, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This was our first stop in the area and as soon as we walked in, someone came over with glasses in hand and started pouring. This definitely was a good start to a day of winery hopping. They were quick on their service and friendly with any questions we had. Very nice in helping us plan our tour and was... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Atop a hill not far from Pine Street on the West side of Paso Robles this tasting room is located in the production facility. They have a nice selection of Bordeaux and Rhone varietals. They do a lot of the tastings on top of empty wine barrels to give a... More 

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Orcutt, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Small production operation with great wines, fantastic stuff, intimate tasting room where you get so many personal and special touches. One of the best stops in Paso for anyone that likes an experience with their wine tasting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Steve and the rest of the Ecluse employees were very personable and happy to talk about the vineyard, wines, and the Paso Robles area. The wines are very good and we even tasted a couple of upcoming blends!

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Yorba Linda, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

My wife and I were so glad we stopped here. The owner was pouring wines and the tasting was really casual and enjoyable. We will definitely be back.

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Los Angeles, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
39 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

It is off the beaten path but it is well worth putting it in the GPS and enjoying the countryside. They only do tastings on Friday to Sunday so plan ahead. Our visit was late in the day and we had the place to ourselves. Friendly, well educated staff added to the experience of the fantastic, customized experience. All the... More 

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