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Wine Bar and Wine Shop, with an excellent collection of hard-to-find wines, especially local small producers who have no other tasting room or distribution. (The best local wines you've never tasted!) Also, Home of Vinthesis, the bext generation of...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
5816 Traffic Way, El Paseo Plaza, Atascadero, CA 93422-4254
I love Grape Encounters, it is a gem of a wine bar and store, many great gifts and so many wines and bubblies.
Other than being slightly understaffed, it's a great place, patio seating and sometimes live music.
I stop by here routinely; especially on the nights that the art and wine walk is taking place. They regularly host a winery for the event, and they usually have some live music at the same time. They have lots of wine to choose from...More
Grape Encounters is the brainchild of Dave and Annie Wilson. Dave has a extremely popular radio show by the same name that is carried by over 100 stations nationally. He and Annie have an amazing selection of CEntral Coast wines that you would have difficulty...More
I wasn't overly impressed with the experience I had here. We were not warmly welcomed and felt like we were being bothersome. I'm not very familiar with CA wine, but I was not impressed with the flight choices. It seemed as though this is a...More
Locals and travelers alike will enjoy this wine bar! Great selections of local and imported wines. My fav is the Conundrum white (ask Annie)! Plus...GEE often has live music! Check out their outdoor seating for a gorgeous spring evening, or buy a wine-related gift for...More
Love Annie. Great location since it's close to my home. She has great collection of wines you can get flights red or white. Lots of good retail also at the location. Food is very limited hopefully they keep working on adding more. Wine is pretty...More
Take the time to find this gem of a wine store, and you will be amazed! David is quite literally a wine expert (he hosts his own syndicated show on the radio), and both he and his wife, Annie, are engaging, fun, funny, knowledgable, and...More