The Paso Robles wine region is located halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco in the area known as the California Central Coastal region. Paso Robles is located approximately 20 miles from the Pacific Ocean. The Santa Lucia Mountain Range causes the climate to provide nearly perfect growing conditions. Paso Robles is known for its hot days and cool nights. The most prevalent varieties of grapes produced here are: Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Syrah and Merlot.