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Address: 2280 San Marcos Road, Paso Robles, CA
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It's all about the wine

Paso Robles has become Napa South. Inflated prices, high tasting fees, over the top facilities, weddings, concerts, gifts shops, and on and on. Not so, Caparone. Here, it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Paso Robles has become Napa South. Inflated prices, high tasting fees, over the top facilities, weddings, concerts, gifts shops, and on and on. Not so, Caparone. Here, it's all about the wine. It's why I like the Yakima Valley, which is closer to home. You can still find small operations where you get to interact with the people actually making... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on our quest to get off Highway 46 and find some less showboat-y wineries. I'd read good things about the Italian-style wines from Caparone, so we made this our first stop of the day. This is not a place designed for tourists. Pulling up to the giant metal barn along a dirt drive reminded me of wine... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were looking for an interesting last winery to visit for the day on our way north out of Paso Robles. My daughters thought this one would interest me and they were right! We pulled up as the only visitors at the winery a good bit off Hwy 101 on San Marco Road. It was a cool beautiful December day,... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

After reading a number of good reviews of Caparone we decided to make it the last stop on our first day of Harvest weekend. We turned up the dirt driveway where the sign indicated to find an empty lot tucked between two nondescript brown buildings, one housing a door with a Tasting Room plaque about and another to the side... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We were visiting Paso Robles for the Harvest Weekend and stumbled upon this hidden gem. At first glance, my wife said, "I'm getting bad vibes about this place". Now this was said before we even went inside! If you pull into the parking lot expecting a big, expansive, posh wine tasting room, you will be disappointed. The building are more... More 

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San Miguel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We have been in as many as 14 wine clubs at once. As we continue to explore local wineries for another great find, I compare them overall to Caparone. We have been members for fourteen years. Last night we had a ten year old merlot, incomparable to anything in our collection. Luckily, there are a few of those left. As... More 

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Los Osos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We decided to visit Caparone Winery because of the Trip Advisor reviews. We are not fans of the large fancy wineries, we like unfiltered red wines and like good value. It is not fancy and what you see is what you get. This visit they had six varietals all from their land. Mark and his Dad run the operation and... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Yes, please do not be deterred by the very simple surroundings of this fantastic winery. As the other reviews very correctly state, simple, absolutely no frills what so ever so.. if you need glitz and glitter for the wine to be impressive, this place is not for you BUT if you really want to try unfined, unfiltered.....very true wines at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Caparone is a father and son venture with a very simple premise - make good wine, offer it at a decent price, and it will sell itself. Tastings are complimentary and all wines are $14. The tasting room consists of a counter in the barrel room with one of the winemakers (Dave) pouring. Marc responded promptly to an email sent... More 

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Santa Cruz, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Owners are proud of not doing much marketing; the tasting room could not be simpler. If you are looking for very good reds for $14, check this out. One of the oldest wineries in the Paso region. My ratings are not for the wines, which seem to be as good as you'll find, but for the overall experience.

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Address: 2280 San Marcos Road, Paso Robles, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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