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Large new winery under construction on Peachy Canyon Road 

New winery in Paso Robles

Panorama photo of construction at Law Wine Estates.

Law Estate Wines facility expected to open this year

Law Estate Wines

Oliver Esparham, the general manager of Law Estate Wines.

A big new winery is going up on the westside of Paso Robles. Law Estate Wines is building a new facility on a 45-care site off of Peachy Canyon Road about five miles west of Paso Robles.

It’s a state-of-the-art gravity flow winery with 22 concrete tanks. It will have a laboratory on site, indoor and outdoor tasting areas and an “Owner’s Library” for private tastings. The winery will be able to produce up to 10,000 case per year. It is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

The winery is the dream of proprietors Don and Susie Law. They have brought on one of Paso Robles’ top winemakers, Scott Hawley to head up their wine program. The winery was designed by BAR Architects using Scott Hawley’s wine making ideas and clean and contemporary style.

Law Estate Wines has 260 acres for vineyard plantings on the west side. Their 2010 inaugural vintage of 1,500 cases is set to be released to their allocation list in the Fall.

Recent review of Law Estate Wines by Robert Parker

  • 2010  Law Estate Wines Audacious, Rating: 93  A rich, voluptuously textured effort that’s loaded with fruit, chocolate, big minerality and toasted spice as well a full-bodied richness and a surprisingly approachable, silky palate.
  • 2010  Law Estate Wines Beguiling, Rating: 92  Beautiful Grenache with loads of strawberry, black raspberry, licorice, spice and underbrush aromas
  • 2010  Law Estate Wines Intrepid, Rating: 95  A classic Paso Robles Syrah that should not be missed! 
  • 2010  Law Estate Wines Sagacious, Rating: 93  Full-bodied, seamless and carries its layers of fruit beautifully 


Photos and information by Paso Robles wine writer Xochitl Maiman. She recently was given a private tour of the facility. Read her blog here.


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