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Tobin James Cellars

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Address: 8950 Union Rd, Located 8 miles east of Paso Robles on Highway 46, Paso Robles, CA 93446-9356
Phone Number: +1 805-239-2204
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TOBIN JAMES-IT'S ALL TRUE!! Open 10 - 6 daily. Tobin James Cellars,...

TOBIN JAMES-IT'S ALL TRUE!! Open 10 - 6 daily. 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. Only closed Christmas Day.

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Free Wine Tasting, Friendly Staff

This 'Western' theme tasting room is close to other wineries and offers free tastings of pretty decent wines.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Long Beach, California

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This 'Western' theme tasting room is close to other wineries and offers free tastings of pretty decent wines.

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Marina del Rey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tobin James Cellars is a winery in Paso Robles. If you are doing the area winery tour it is a tad beyond some of the others but it is well worth the extra few minutes to get there. First of all, the drive is lovely anyway. Secondly, you will love Tobin James. Mr. James is there a lot and he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

These guys know how to remove the pretentiousness from wine tasting. TJ has some really nice library/reserve wines that we tasted w/Justin -- who was great w/his descriptions of the wine and what we should expect.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Always fun. Always free. And Tobin is there most days. Only drawback is that Tobin is farther east than any other winery. But you can certainly make a day of it by coming out of Paso and hitting Eberle, Robert Hall, Eos, and a few others before closing out the day at Tobin James. They are open until 6 pm... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They were busy but it was a Saturday. We were noticed right away and the TR person made room for us at the bar. Wines were great, great selection. The outside is amazing, feels like your stepping back in time.

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Every Friday that we head from the Central Valley to Morro Bay, we stop for some tasting and good fun at Tobin James, usually picking up between a couple bottles and a couple cases to take with us. It's like an old west Saloon party every time, even on Sundays when we stop on our way home. It's our Happy... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The James Gang isn't for the faint of heart or people looking for a calm atmosphere....who does that? We've been wine club members since 1992 and it is our absolute favorite over Sonoma, Napa, and France without a doubt....it's about the people and having fun. It's fun to enjoy time with the "The James Gang" family. Don't miss it!!!

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Jaco, Costa Rica
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After touring multiple tasting rooms around the Paso Robles area, this one was quite raucous. Packed with people and very loud, it is not quite the elegant atmosphere better reflecting the passion and labor of viticulture in Paso. Great gift shop with plenty of t shirts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too much fun! Service is exceptional. Whether a new wine taster or experienced taster, you will have an awesome experience! The staff knows how to tease the pallet. Chocolates and wine was a new experience for me. Want to ship to your home, they will ship it! Want to ship a bottle to a friend, they will do that too!... More 

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Westminster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very generous pourings and friendly staff. Good wines. One of my favorites in the area. They have a great variety of Zinfandels to choose from as well as other surprising varietals.

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