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“Beautiful setting and great wine”
Review of Tolosa

Tolosa
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: At Tolosa, we are true believers in the special terroir that is Edna Valley, nestled amongst the East-West running volcanic hills of San Luis Obispo County and the frontier for the most complex cool-climate varietals in California. Our Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays reflect the cold Pacific wind that sweeps down the coast and funnels into the valley, as well as the remarkable diversity of soil types: ingredients for nuanced and balanced wines of distinctive character. We combine traditional methods such as hand punch down and whole berry uncrushed fermentations with cutting edge technology in soil exploration and vineyard mapping to handcraft exceptional Pinot noirs and Chardonnays that are the purest expressions of Edna Valley. Visit us daily 11-6pm for exclusive limited release and barrel tasting flights. Reservations recommended. Contact our concierge at 805.782.0500.
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were touring Central Coast wineries while staying in Paso Robles. We needed to drop one of our group at the airport at SLO so spent the morning touring that area. We did the normal tasting at Tolosa and decided on the spot to come back for the private tasting and cheese pairing. We had our private somm, John, who was knowledgeable and ably handled a group that included some with strong wine knowledge. Several of us joined the club, and I have been delighted to continue to taste Tolosa wines since.
The setting is gorgeous, and the whole facility is well run.

Thank UpstateDiva
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Tolosa is our favorite winery in SLO. They have beautiful grounds and a gorgeous view from the tasting room. Several varieties of wine are available. You can enjoy your wine on the outdoor patio.

1  Thank C L
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We enjoyed a relaxing wine tasting outside on the patio. Although the winery was busy we were not rushed. Tasting fee waived with an appropriate purchase.

Thank Cynthia P
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Wines here are good, but totally overpriced, even for CA. It is worth stopping at just to see the pretty scenic views but the wine tasting itself is also rather expensive

1  Thank Mmerola22
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

We really wanted to enjoy Tolosa, but our experience fell way short of other reviewers. Shortly after we arrived we were the only customers there. John was our pourer/attendant. Unfortunately, it appeared that we arrived on “wine club pick up day”. John barely spoke to us and I don’t think he would have blinked if we blew our brains out with a sawed off shotgun right in front of him. I don’t even remember the wines. We got interrupted at least 6-7 times. The wine club members were the priority, not us.

Was there not one extra employee there that could have taken care of us or the wine club members? Apparently not. They have a huge wall of glass that gives you a view of all their stainless steel tanks. What was odd was outside there were wonderful views but you would never know it inside. Why highlight the tanks and not the outside views?

This was our only negative experience out of NINETEEN wineries that we visited during our trip to the central coast region.

2  Thank ataraxis
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