Studios on the Park

Central Coast

Artists from around the Central Coast work and display their art at this collection of open studios on the eastern edge of Paso Robles' town square. Up to 15 different artists work from six studios, and other facilities include art galleries and an excellent fine art shop. Check the website for always-interesting special exhibitions and what interactive classes are scheduled.

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1. Firestone Walker Brewing Company

2.08 MILES

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2. Eberle Winery

3.78 MILES

Offers lofty vineyard views and tours of its wine caves every half-hour from 10:30am to 5pm. Sociable tastings run the gamut of white and red varietals…

3. Castoro Cellars

3.81 MILES

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4. Chronic Cellars

4.06 MILES

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5. J Lohr Vineyards & Wines

5.18 MILES

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6. Cass Winery

7.24 MILES

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7. Mission San Miguel Arcángel

8.15 MILES

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8. Thacher Winery

8.81 MILES

Breathe deeply as you drive up the dirt road to this historic ranch that makes memorable Rhône blends – 'Controlled Chaos' is a perennial fave.