Calcareous Vineyard

Calcareous Vineyard
3430 Peachy Canyon Rd.
Paso Robles, CA  93446

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Tasting Room Open Daily 10–5

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What to Buy

’16 Lily Blanc
Melon, spring flowers, mild French oak $34

’16 Très Violet
Blackberries, mocha, leather, graphite, tobacco $56

’15 Lloyd of Calcareous
Earthy spice, currant, blackberries, dark redfruit $59

Special Notes

Offered daily with reservations: sit down wine & cheese pairing, winery tour with cheese & wine pairing.


WHEN CALCAREOUS VINEYARD was first planted 18 years ago, it was aptly named for its rare, yet well-draining soils formed from ancient fossil shells and calcareous rock. The vines, planted on a steep hilltop at an elevation of 2,000 feet, are exposed to long, hot days and cool, brisk nights— creating optimal growing conditions for a range of wine grapes including Rhône, Bordeaux, and Burgundian varieties.

Calcareous Vineyard wines consistently receive high scores and accolades. Four current releases have been given scores of 90 points or more: 92 points for Tres Violet, 93 points for the Devil’s Canyon Syrah, 94 points from Wine Enthusiast for the Moose blend, and 90 points from Wine Spectator for the Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Much of the credit goes to Jason Joyce, who became head winemaker in 2010 and is repeatedly praised for his skill with blends.

Calcareous offers a delicious food and wine pairing lunch available for purchase every Saturday and Sunday from noon until three pm. The winery has partnered with the popular eatery, Thomas Hill Organics, for a fresh local organic menu that pairs perfectly with the wines. Reservations aren’t necessary for weekend lunches, but they are requested for daily wine and cheese tastings and tours.

Calcareous Vineyard Label


Tasting Room: Yes

Complimentary Tastings: No

Tastings — By Appointment Only: No

Tours: Yes

Tours — By Appointment Only: No

Private Tours: Yes

VIP & Educational Experiences: No

Exceptional Views: Yes

Club Member Lounge: No

Restaurant / Deli: No

Food / Wine Pairings: Yes

Gift Shop: Yes

Wedding Facilities: No

Event Facilities: No

Corp. Meetings: No

Guest House on Premises: No

Lawn Games: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes

Pet Friendly: Yes

Family Owned and Operated: Yes

Wine Cave: No

Art/Architectural Interest: No

Sustainable Practices: No



Calcareous Vineyard's Individual Savory Tarts

These savory appetizer tarts are delicious on their own or paired with a fresh salad.