Hotel Cheval, 1021 Pine St., Paso Robles, Calif.; (866) 522-6999, www.hotelcheval.com. Rooms at this lovely downtown hotel have gas fireplaces, soaking tubs and impossibly comfortable beds. Rates begin at $225 midweek; continental breakfast included.
Deborah's Room, at Justin Winery, 11680 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles, Calif.; (805) 238-6932, www.justinwine.com. This seriously romantic restaurant serves seriously sophisticated food. Five tables. About 50 votive candles. The perfect ratio. Five-course dinner $90. Wine pairing is an additional $45.
Thomas Hill Organics, 1305 Park St., Paso Robles, Calif. (behind the olive oil store); (805) 226-5888, www.thomashillorganics.com. All the food at Thomas Hill features produce from its organic farm. Lunch entrees average $12. Dinner entrees average $23. On warm days and evenings, you can sit outside in the charming courtyard.
Farmstand 46, 3750 Highway 46 W., Templeton, Calif.; (805) 239-3661, www.farmstand46.com. Gourmet. Organic. Very hip. Get it to go, or eat outside at one of its silver cafe tables. Made-to-order sandwiches average $9.
Pipestone Vineyards, 2040 Niderer Road, Paso Robles, Calif.; (805) 227-6385, www.pipestonevineyards.com. Tasting room open Thursday-Monday. $5 tasting fee.
Justin Vineyards & Winery, 11680 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles, Calif.; (805) 238-6932, www.justinwine.com. Open daily. $10 tasting fee, and you keep the glass. Tours begin at $15 a person.
Tablas Creek Vineyard, 9339 Adelaida Road, Paso Robles, Calif.; (805) 237-1231, www.tablascreek.com. Open daily. $10 tasting fee refunded with purchase. Tours of the grapevine nursery (including that guillotine-like grafting machine) are at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Call ahead to reserve a place.
Pasolivo Oil Olive, 8530 Vineyard Drive, Paso Robles, Calif.; (805) 227-0186, www.pasolivo.com. Open Thursdays through Mondays. No tasting fee.