$.01 shipping!

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF $.01 SHIPPING! Wine always makes a great gift during the holidays, now through¬†December 15thship wine for one cent. Hurry and place your wine order for the holidays. For the next two weeks we will be offering one penny shipping of your wine order within the state of California. If you don’t live… [Continue Reading]

Thank you friends!

Today is black Friday and tomorrow is small business Saturday. As you make your holiday gift selections don’t forget the unique, intriguing, and always sustainable products vinted at Hearthstone and sold in the tasting room. Come by the tasting room today and tomorrow to receive the following discounts as you select our hand-crafted wine. 3… [Continue Reading]

Do you need wine with your turkey?

Be sure to come on in this upcoming weekend to get your last minute wine for your holiday meal. We will be closed Tuesday-Thursday (25-27) of next week, but open on the Friday after Thanksgiving. Do you need a fun place for social hour with all of your family in town? Our hours that day… [Continue Reading]

Library wine release in the tasting room!

wine sale at hearthstone estate

We have discovered a hidden stash of fun and exciting library vintages in our storehouse and will be pouring one each day. Each library wine costs $25 but if you buy 3 of them you may receive 50% off. Due to such limited quantities of each wine and to protect its quality and our inventory… [Continue Reading]

Our new AVA. What is an AVA?

AVA in Paso Robles

As many of you know, our tasting room and vineyard are actually about 8 miles away from each other. Confusing? Why yes, it can be. Especially since we are now considered to be located in 2 separate AVAs. What is an AVA? An American Viticultural Area is a grape growing region distinguished by the Trade… [Continue Reading]

Fall 2014 wines of the wine club

¬† Fall 2014 Wine Club Tasting Notes 2013 Roussanne – Toasted buttery cream with accents of cinnamon and pear. This great aperitif has a balanced and lingering finish. 14.8% alc. 2010 Grenache – This Grenache makes an elegant entrance on to the palate with cranberry chocolate. Its lean acidity dries the mouth, brushing the teeth… [Continue Reading]

How do we destem our fruit?

white grapes

For those of you that watched our video last harvest about sorting fruit by hand, here is a quick explanation about what happens to that fruit once it is sorted. Pictured below is our grape destemmer. Although winemaker Paul likes a little green growth in with the fruit for added tannic acid we don’t want… [Continue Reading]

Sept. 6th dinner on the patio

  With the end of summer in tow we are experiencing delicate and warm breezes, crisp and clean air, and beautiful sunsets coming earlier each night. Come enjoy all of these comfort qualities of the harvest season on our patio from 5-8pm while sipping fine wine and munching on tacos catered by Los Robles Cafe.… [Continue Reading]

Vertical tasting event August 30th

On August 30th from 5-7pm join winemaker Paul Ayers at a vertical tasting seminar as he opens our Fireside Claret (Cab Sauv, Cab Franc blend) vintages ’04-’11. Tickets are $40 and will include a bottle of our Fireside Claret in the vintage of your choice to take home. Light appetizers of gourmet cheese will be… [Continue Reading]

Hang time on the vine!

sustainable estate grown zinfandel in paso robles

Pictured is a great example of zinfandel experiencing veraison, transitioning from green to purple. Zinfandel is notorious for wanting to ripen unevenly, with one side ripening first and then the other following. This is why shoot thinning is so important for a zinfandel vine. Removing excess foliage allows sun to evenly touch the grape clusters… [Continue Reading]