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They know wine!

We didn't expect such great things from this place. They had great wine, really good food to snack... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2016
slofoodie31
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San Luis Obispo, California
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Stunning collection of world-class wines, plus patent-worthy Vin-thesis wine blending!

Make no mistake, David and Annie have fantastic palates for "the grape," and they are HERE in... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
SharineCalifornia
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Atascadero, California, United States
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Wine Bar and Wine Shop, with an excellent collection of hard-to-find wines, especially local small producers who have no other tasting room or distribution. (The best local wines you've never tasted!) Also, Home of Vinthesis, the bext generation of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5816 Traffic Way, El Paseo Plaza, Atascadero, CA 93422-4254
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Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

We didn't expect such great things from this place. They had great wine, really good food to snack on and a fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank slofoodie31
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Make no mistake, David and Annie have fantastic palates for "the grape," and they are HERE in Atascadero -- hello, what gems! Please, visit their wine bar, sample their worldly selections, and DO entertain David's Vin-thesis wine blending extravaganza. You will not be disappointed if...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank SharineCalifornia
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The owners, David and Annie, are knowledgeable about wines and make your wine tasting experience fun. They offer tastings from wineries that don't have tasting rooms so you can try before you buy.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank 291deeP
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

We were referred to Grape Encounters by the desk clerk at the local Holiday Inn Express. We weren't there to taste, but just to have a glass of wine before dinner. Although they don't serve food, Ann kindly ordered dinner for us from the restaurant...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 27 February 2015 via mobile

If you are wine tasting on the central coast....this is the place to stop. Last might we were treated to an array of fabulous wines from all over. We never could have tasted so many small producers in one sitting. Annie and David Wilson are...More

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