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Tobin James Cellars

8950 Union Rd., Paso Robles, CA 93446
805-239-2204
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Ranked #3 of 117 activities in Paso Robles
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Wineries
Activities: Wine tasting, Dining
Owner description: TOBIN JAMES—IT’S ALL TRUE!! Tobin James Cellars, established in 1985, is famous for its rich, intense Cabernet Sauvignons, Zinfandels, Syrahs, Merlot,... more » Owner description: TOBIN JAMES—IT’S ALL TRUE!! Tobin James Cellars, established in 1985, is famous for its rich, intense Cabernet Sauvignons, Zinfandels, Syrahs, Merlot, Bordeaux blends, Chardonnay and many other varietals. Tasting at the Grand Antique Bar, the popular Tasting Room is always a must for wine lovers. The legendary James Gang Wine Club is a growing testament to the winery’s commitment to excellent quality and its fun, unpretentious approach to wine. Complimentary tasting. Open 10 – 6 daily. « less
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Palm Beach, Florida
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171 reviews 171 reviews
32 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

If you are anywhere near this place, plug it into your GPS and visit. Taste until you are happy! Very cool digs.... lots of energy. The wine is really good and priced right... so glad we stumbled out of here...

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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We recently bout and RV and were invited to Paso by a group that goes every year. All they could talk about was Tobin James Winery! Well let me tell you, they were right, this place ROCKS! The people visiting are having a a great time and you can really tell the people working there are having fun too. Our... More

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Portland, Oregon
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198 reviews 198 reviews
63 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Wow, what a neat place , old west meets wine tasting ! Super nice people , great wine , what more could you ask for ! This place is a must when you are in Paso Robles We loved it ! Thanks again, Mike

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Claire S, Owner at Tobin James Cellars, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit, Jeff. Congratulations on getting so many helpful votes on Trip Advisor. We appreciate your great review and look forward to your next trip. More

Hermosa Beach, CA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We are not rowdy party animals, but we do enjoy good wine at an affordable rate. I've seen some of the other reviews. I think you should check out Tobin James. You can find some really nice wine here that will fit your budget, and some even nicer wine...including some really good Zins. We didn't love everything we tasted, but... More

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Claire S, Owner at Tobin James Cellars, responded to this review

Thank you for joining our James Gang Wine Club ! So glad you're loving our wines and perks!! We appreciate your support and five star review! Hope to see you at Zinfest in March--we'll be barrel sampling some of our top zins! Your favorites!! More

Santa Clarita, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

After over 20 years of traveling to the Paso Robles area for wine tasting, we finally paid a visit to Tobin James Cellars. I'm sorry that we waited so long. It did not disappoint! The minute you walk through the door, you are greeted immediately by the staff and made to feel very welcome. I wasn't sure what to expect... More

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Claire S, Owner at Tobin James Cellars, responded to this review

We really appreciate your recent visit and for joining our James Gang! You'll love your shipments. Hope to see you guys at our Zinfest in March! More

Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My wife and I met Toby while on vacation and after spending some time with him it was easy to see just how much he loved his wine, his winery and the people that works with him. While in CA for work, we took a day to visit his winery, and were just blown away. Besides the great wines and... More

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Claire S, Owner at Tobin James Cellars, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you for your great review and your support of our winery by buying our wines. Glad you met Toby and came out for a visit to see and taste for yourself what we're all about. Cheers ! More

Mill Valley, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Went here on a four winery tasting, and this place blew us all away. The atmosphere was great, like an old west saloon, and the pourers were even better. We had a great time tasting, eating, and buying wines to take home. Probably one of the best timer I've ever had at a winery

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Claire S, Owner at Tobin James Cellars, responded to this review

Great review! Thank you for enjoying our wines and tasting room so much! You get what we're about, and thanks for taking the time to write! We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you next time! Cheers! More

Scotts Valley, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

One of the few wineries without a tasting fee so we always buy a bottle. Or two. We rarely buy where they charge. The wine is good and drinkable, not stuffy. And the winery is always a party. Great service and atmosphere.

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Claire S, Owner at Tobin James Cellars, responded to this review

Thank you for your visits, and for taking the time to write a five star review for us! It's great to know there are folks like you who appreciate our hospitality of not charging for tastings and who purchase and enjoy our fine wines in support! See you next time and Cheers! More

Irvine, CA
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297 reviews 297 reviews
63 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Tobin James has created a very unique marketing strategy. It pours a lot of free wine and sells memberships in its great wine club (and, of course, wines by the bottle). It worked for us and we've never regretted the decision. The wines are good. The atmosphere is fun. It's worth a stop.

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Claire S, Owner at Tobin James Cellars, responded to this review

We appreciate you as one of our supportive James Gang Wine Club members. Thank you for the 5 stars!! More

Saint Louis, Missouri
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Such a fun winery! Kay was serving us and SO much fun. This was our fourth winery of the day so I can't speak much to the quality of the wine but would definitely be back.

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