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New winery opens in Tin City 

–As we enter 2018, Dave McGee, owner and winemaker of Monochrome Wines is pleased to announce the opening of his tasting room in the burgeoning Tin City complex in Paso Robles.

Tin City offers the wine lover an easy to navigate, compact area where they can explore wines from over 20 small, boutique producers, and Dave is pleased to add his name to the growing number of wineries pouring out of their own Tin City tasting room.

Monochrome Wines is a unique producer, in that they produce ONLY White Wines (thereby the name Monochrome—meaning “one color”).

Previously, Monochrome Wines were only available to taste at Garagiste Events during 2017, but now, come on down to Tin City and explore Monochrome’s initial release, highly regarded, as evidenced by Wine Enthusiast Magazine’s recent ratings. The entire lineup of the 2016 vintage received scores of 90 and above!

Analog in a Digital Age: 81% marsanne, 19% chardonnay (92 points).
Barrel Distortion: 100% albarino (91 points).
Blasphemy: 100% chardonnay (90 points).
Variations on a Theme: 68% sauvignon blanc, 32% marsanne (91 points).
Wall of Sound: 52% viognier, 48% roussane (92 points).

Sourcing fruit from quality vineyards throughout California, (from the Santa Cruz Mountains down the Central Coast to Santa Barbara), gives Dave the flexibility to put together enticing blends or 100% varietals, and more are on the way!

“Creative, experimental and different” may well be the mission statement of Monochrome wines. With over 300 wineries in the Paso Robles area, many of them “small, boutique and hand crafted,” Monochrome stands out as unique-come by for a tasting; encounter and meet this tasty line up of white wines as you chat and sip with Dave, discovering a whole new wine experience-you won’t be disappointed.


Tastings available by appointment, Thursday through Saturday. To book your tasting, call (805) 674-2160 or book online through the website Monochrome Wines is located at 3075 Blue Rock Rd. in Paso Robles.

While visiting Monochrome Wines, don’t pass up a chance to visit two other tasting rooms in the same building:

Turtlerock Vineyards
Don’t miss a chance to sample the wines of Don Burns’ handcrafted, highly-rated wines. Don sources fruit from some of Paso Robles’ most respected vineyards, and has a loyal, enthusiastic following. Turtlerock’s wines sell out quickly, so don’t pass up the chance to taste with Claudia (Don’s wife) or Don when you visit. Tasting room open Thursday-Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (805) 674-1889.

Steve Martell, winemaker and owner of Kaleidos, has worked with some of the area’s most prestigious winemakers. Rhone varietals are Steve’s passion, so when visiting Tin City, be certain to taste with Steve, and try his highly commended wines. And, if it’s syrah you love, this is the place. Tasting Room Open: Friday-Sunday: 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., or by appointment.

You won’t want to miss trying this trifecta of quality, hand crafted wines when you come to Tin City-three separate tasting rooms located at 3075 Blue Rock Road (corner Marquita Way).

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