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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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We stopped into Tobin James on our way into Paso for my birthday trip and we are so glad we did! It was the PERFECT way to kick off the trip! Terry was so much fun as well as all... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped into Tobin James on our way into Paso for my birthday trip and we are so glad we did! It was the PERFECT way to kick off the trip! Terry was so much fun as well as all of the other staff. We felt so welcome from the minute we walked in the doors. We will definitely be... More 

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Mariposa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on our way to Morro Bay. We had tried the wine before and wanted to see the winery. It was very busy. We just bought our wine and headed out for our holiday weekend.

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Thank Beverley J
Helena, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wines only so so. This is a low price point winery and it shows. First time I ever walked away from a dessert wine Wine themed gifts include a nice selection of Hawaiian shirts. Every so often the tasting room provides warm foods like chili or flank streak which was a nice touch

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Mount Rainier, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved the old saloon it was based on and how accommodating they were to bringing children (they even have free arcade games). Plus the samples were free and the wine was quite good.

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Auburn, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by friends, we stopped by for tasting. Even though there was a lot of space when we arrived, all spaces were quickly filled by arriving guests. Each member of the staff was friendly and we enjoyed tasting many different varietals of delicious wines.

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Thank Sally D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This winery is by far the most laid back and casual of all of our stops and the only one to offer complimentary tastings. The prices of the wines are surprisingly affordable, but don't let that fool you they are incredible. Tobin James was the only stop that we bought two bottles from because they had so many choices that... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Feels like home when we return. We are wine club members and it is the best wine club! But when we visit the winery everyone is extremely friendly and we have the opportunity to taste wines that are not available in our shipments or in the stores. Do not pass through Paso without making a stop at Tobin James!

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

It's always great to welcome you "home!" Thank you for being loyal James Gang members and for loving our incredible wines and our Tasting Room so much. Cheers! More 

Bristol, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oh, and did I forget to mention the great wine! Not your typical vineyard/winery. Upbeat and very friendly staff and atmosphere. I wish I could remember the young lady's name that took care of us during our tasting because she was awesome! We just received our first shipment from the "James Gang" wine club last week, and the first two... 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. We love how you love our wines and winery! It's great to hear how much you appreciate our unique style of hospitality and our amazing staff. Thank you for writing such a great review. We look forward to having you join us for our party of all parties, ZINFEST, this March.... More 

Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lively and fun stop for wine tasting in Paso. This was our second time here and it did not disappoint. In fact, the wine club was such a good deal it couldn't be passed up. Many varietals to choose from and lots of fun items in their gift shop.

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

Thank you for your recent visit and for joining our James Gang Wine Club. You will love getting your wine shipments in the Spring and Fall. Hope to see you at our Zinfest in March. Cheers! More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my last stop before heading home for the day and the place was packed and lively. This is a great please to have a couple drinks and interact with friends, tourist and locals. The wine Meh...But its free! Free is Fabulous!!

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

We appreciated you stopping in to our winery tasting room, but we are not a bar, as you seem to think. We are not in business to provide free wine. Our wines are offered complimentary so tasters may make their decisions on purchasing them. We do not appreciate being taken advantage of for our generous hospitality. More 

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