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Ecluse Wines

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Charming, friendly staff

The best part of our visit was chatting with owner Steve - down-to-earth guy, great storyteller. He... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Ron G
Los Angeles, California
This is my favorite Paso wine!!!

I love this place. The winemaker, Anthony, is so knowledgeable and gave us some free barrel... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
Gilbert, Arizona
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“barrel tasting”(14 reviews)
“owner steve”(2 reviews)
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...more
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1520 Kiler Canyon Rd, Paso Robles, CA 93446-3703
+1 805-238-4999
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed March 3, 2012

This was our first visit to the area and Ecluse was one of our first stops because we had heard great things about their wine. We were delighted with the staff and how much time they spent educating us on the region. We enjoyed a...More

3  Thank anita
Most Helpful Critical Review
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...More

1  Thank Barron B
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

The best part of our visit was chatting with owner Steve - down-to-earth guy, great storyteller. He told us how he bought the property more than 20 years ago when they were just a couple dozen wineries in Paso (today there are a couple hundred)....More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

I love this place. The winemaker, Anthony, is so knowledgeable and gave us some free barrel tastings. I feel like their wines get better and better. Their red blends are my favorite, but their Chardonnay is really good too. The insider blend is my favorite,...More

2  Thank thorperrn
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped by on Saturday 11/18/17 based off a recommendation from another winery. 1st impression was great. Gorgeous location, spectacular views. Tasting room was great. Wine barrels take up half the tasting room. Ecluse staff was very friendly and attentive. They did...More

1  Thank Thetipsydutchman
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Ecluse was recently named as one of the top 25 wineries in the US by Travel and Leisure Magazine! Congrats Ecluse. Well deserved!!!

1  Thank bladuca
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Amazing quality-just look at the awards from the most prestigious event (SF Chronicle). I have been to many, many wineries in this area (I am a local). Including all of the" big names" There are some other good ones also, but for the price/value this...More

1  Thank PaulO987
Reviewed April 16, 2017

I have been buying wine from Paso Robles wineries since the early '80's. This is one of a handful of best ones. And no pretentious Napa attitude (in general for most Paso wineries). See the San Francisco 2017 Wine Competition results with loads of gold...More

3  Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We are wine club members at Ecluse and always enjoy our visits there. Their reds are exceptional and the staff very friendly and helpful. It's also a pleasure to often catch the owner/winemaker Steve in the tasting room to help us out and chat. Definitely...More

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed October 20, 2016

Maybe we were just at the end of an afternoon of wine tasting, but Ecluse did not wow us. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, and the wine was good enough.

1  Thank DHook
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Beautiful location - unobstructed views of hills of Paso. No nonsense from the great folks there about alluvial, limestone, calca-whatever soil and who first came over on the Santa Maria and spit the first grapeseed onto the hill to which a giant statue has been...More

2  Thank Todd N
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

I love finding a quaint vineyard/winery. The location is a bit off the main road where you find other vineyards, but that means you get more time to talk to the people who work there and learn more about their wine and avoid large crowds....More

1  Thank Karen J
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