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Escape Seattle to the SLO wine life in under 2 Hours

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you may find yourself longing to escape the grey rainy days of hustling and working hard to a slower pace where you can relax in a mild sunny climate. Now, with the addition of Alaska Airlines new direct flight to “SLO” or San Luis Obispo, you can escape to the warm wine life in only two hours!

San Louis county offers an average temp of 75-80 degrees in summer and 65 degree days in winter. Warm afternoons and cool evenings make it an ideal mid climate getaway. The short flight to your destination offers comfortable seating, beverage service, snacks and the signature fruit and cheese plate.

Once you land you have so many options on how to spend your time. Perhaps take a day or two to spend Oceanside experiencing the culinary scene and relaxing at the beach, or head north to Paso Robles, Californias booming wine country to experience the rise of Cabernet, Boudreaux blends, and Rhone-style wines.

Read: The Passion of Paso Robles Cabernet

View from DAOU Winery. Paso Robles, CA

Book a stay at the affordable luxury resort, the Allegretto Vineyard Resort by Ayres in Paso Robles and enjoy the collection of unique art collected from around the world by Allegretto owner, Doug Ayres. Centered at the heart of Paso Robles, the many wineries of the area are easily accessible for wine tasting day trips.

If you’re a fan of Cabernet, you’re in luck. Cab is king in Paso Robles. Connect with the Paso Robles Cab Collective to discuss the many wineries making distinctive wine in the area to plan an itinerary that suits you and your wine preferences.

If you prefer Rhone-style wines, Zinfandel, whites or roses, no worries, there is wine for you too thanks to the unique location of Paso Robles which creates microclimates perfect for just about all varietals.

What are you waiting for? Book your wine escape and discover the wine of Paso Robles, and enjoy the mild sunshine in no time.

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Tracy Iseminger

Tracy is a busy mother to 2 girls, 3 dogs, 5 cats, and 17 chickens! Her adventures in cooking led her to create Daily Dish Magazine. She has a passion for pairing food with travel and wine. She is Marketing Director at Crimson Vine Marketing, Social Media Specialist at Cougar Digital Marketing, and a Dental Hygienist in her spare time... but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family.

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