Next stop on our train journey: Paso Robles and the Allegretto Vineyard Resort, an upscale four-star Tuscan-style oasis amidst idyllic hills and stunning vistas.
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This blissful vino escape feels like a far-flung visit to Tuscany, though it's actually in California.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is truly like returning home. That is assuming your home is a 171-room Tuscan-inspired vineyard property on 20-acres punctuated by a plethora of excellent museum-quality art and sculptures, including some spectacular and rare East and South Asian pieces.
This stunning property is well worth a visit, not only to feast your eyes on the amazing artwork, both inside and outside, but also to taste their awesome wines.
Situated on 20 acres, the Tuscan-style resort proved to be our ideal base for a quartet of driving sessions that showcased the most recent automobile releases—and led to some new revelations.
But for those who seek wine tasting with ambiance, then look no further than Allegretto Vineyard Resort. It’s simply magic to experience not only their beautiful wines, but also their outstanding hospitality.
Even though Allegretto has 171 spacious, well-appointed, high-ceiling rooms, its layout and Italianate design, fire-pit freckled courtyards and cabana-clustered pool and Jacuzzi feel less like a hotel and more of a country retreat to a favored relative’s Italian villa.
Located just east of downtown, the 171-room resort is the vision of fourth-generation hotelier Douglas Ayres, who curated the brilliantly eclectic design and artifacts from his global travels.
Get the feel of Italy without the Airfare at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles. Simply walking the grounds of this magnificent property can be a transportive experience.
From the Tuscan-style architecture and museum-caliber artwork, the 20-acre hideaway is a celebration of life lived joyfully, harmoniously and with intention.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is the newest jewel in the Paso Robles crown.
While Northern California has the state’s best-known wine regions of Napa and Sonoma, Paso Robles on the Central Coast has just as much to offer—one part scenic, rolling-hill vineyards, one part laid-back horse country.
The historic wine region around Paso Robles now has some 200 wineries, many cult favorites, with an experimental bent that sets them apart from those in Napa and Sonoma.
Sip on estate-made wine inside Allegretto’s tasting room or at its Cello Ristorante, which features northern Italian cuisine and award-winning wines.
The Allegretto is a 5-star spiritual and emotional haven, not just a hotel. The Allegretto, located on 20 acres of winding walking paths, manicured Mediterranean gardens, vineyards, olives, and fruit orchards, is breathtaking.
Once located near natural hot springs, this wine-country town has a beautiful main square that offers visitors everything from a movie theater and exhibits to restaurants and boutiques.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles, California, is home to the world’s first sonic labyrinth, activated with motion sensors that play a series of gentle, soothing tones as you walk.
After Douglas Ayres takes a sip of wine, he holds the glass up to his ear—he’s listening.
This pet-friendly Ayres hotel is a Mediterranean villa exquisitely filled with art from around the world, including a hall of enlarged photographs of the early construction of Los Angeles, like the ribbon-cutting of Pico Boulevard and early images of Santa Monica.
This Tuscany-style villa in the heart of California’s Central Coast rests in the midst of 20 acres of vineyards, olive trees and fruit orchards.
"For me, the art in the hotel is an expression of joy. It’s a gift for me, to give others that joy when they visit.” -Douglas Ayres
The 171-room resort sits on 20 acres and evokes the feel of a Tuscan vineyard estate. There’s an outdoor pool, hot tub, fitness center and full-service spa.
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Feel like you’re in Italy at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort
Allegretto Vineyard Resort, a 171-room luxury resort in the Paso Robles wine region of California, has named Lee McGregor as director of sales and marketing.
The luxury resort has 171 guest rooms, along with a stunning pool with private cabanas and an impressive art collection.
Fires across California continue to displace people and many Central Coast hotels are doing what they can to accommodate those in need.
Cello Ristorante & Bar at Allegretto Vineyard Resort is an upscale Italian restaurant with an extensive wine and craft beer list and garden-inspired craft cocktails.
Back at Allegretto, I walk the outdooe path of the resort's Sonic Labyrinth, where the soothing notes of amplified clay flutes accompany my footsteps.
Allegretto is a true resort and long overdue in this growing region- located in Paso Robles Wine Country, on 20 acres of vineyards, olive and fruit trees.
Everything throughout the resort seems to be tailored to making sure a visit is as relaxing and leisurely as possible.
Beat a retreat south before rush hour traffic kicks in, and you can be lounging by mid-afternoon on the patio at Paso’s Allegretto Vineyard Resort, which makes a luxurious home base for the weekend.
At the Allegretto Vineyard Resort, discoveries never end.
The Allegretto was named the 7th best resort in the magazine’s Southern California Resorts category.
An elaborate Tuscany-meets-Napa fantasy, the 171-room Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a Mediterranean-inspired refuge on the east side of Paso Robles consisting of acres of sprawling vineyards and orchards, and lush gardens.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, recognized by AAA with a 4-diamond rating, has earned a reputation for unparalleled service, beauty, and hospitality since it opened in 2015. The Resort strives to be a “world unto itself,” encouraging self-discovery and joyful discovery.
Live a life of extravagance at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort & Spa, a Mediterranean-inspired vineyard resort built to impress.
The Allegretto is a gorgeous hotel with so many wonderful amenities.
Cello's vibrant fare and adventurous offering of handcrafted food and wine will delight foodies and oenophiles alike with a variety of fine wines from the Allegretto Vineyard to pair with every dish.
The sprawling Allegretto Vineyard Resort is like a slice of Tuscany. It is set among 20 acres of vineyards, olive trees, and fruit-bearing orchards, and is five miles from Paso Robles’ downtown hub of activity.
Even though it has 171 spacious, well-appointed rooms, its layout and Italianate design, fire-pit freckled courtyard and cabana-clustered pool and Jacuzzi feel less like a hotel and more of a country retreat to a wonderful uncle’s Tuscan villa.
The first-ever Sip & Taste Festival in Paso Robles had over 350 people in attendance with 60 vendors serving food and drink.
In the heart of Paso Robles wine country, this resort found a warm place in our hearts with its eclectic collection of art, its on-site tasting room, and gorgeous grounds, which we admired from the ground floor patio of our spacious room.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort, where the couple held their ceremony and reception, provided the perfect backdrop for their big day: With terra-cotta tiles and stone finishes, the venue looked romantic—foreign, even.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is hosting what it's calling "not the usual wine-and-nibbles event".
If it's a quiet weekend that you're looking for, search no further than the Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
Imagine an art-filled Italian estate surrounded by 20 acres of vineyard, and you’ve got the elegant Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
Spending the night here was like taking a weekend escape to rural Europe!
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is conveniently located just off State Route 46, a 10-minute drive from downtown Paso Robles. The Mediterranean-inspired resort is a AAA Four Diamond designee.
An exciting afternoon of sipping and sampling from some of the Central Coast’s favorite wineries, cideries, distilleries, breweries, and cuisine from local farmers, chefs and restaurants.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, a 171-room luxury resort in the Paso Robles wine region, is proud to welcome seasoned industry professional Jodi Graham as the new National Sales Manager.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort Paso Robles is a luxury, 4.5-star hotel with a Mediterranean-inspired motif. Nestled among vineyards and orchards, the hotel offers fine cuisine, lush gardens, soothing spa treatments, and an extensive wine list featuring many of the area’s finest wines.
Since many wineries in Paso are still family-owned and operated, don't be shocked to find yourself getting a personal tour by the winemaker in between sips of vino.
Four wines from Paso were honored with a Top Ten designation.
When travelling, Paso Robles hotels offerings are plentiful, but none are like Allegretto Vineyard Resort created by hotel tycoon Douglas Ayers to represent a 100-200-year-old Mediterranean villa and built to promote wellness, relaxation and an escape from the everyday.
An effective team leader with exceptional communication and organizational skills, Graham brings over 18 years of industry experience to her new role as National Sales Manager for the Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort welcomed Jodi Graham as the new national sales manager.
Kick back and celebrate the summer season with music by Katie Chappell at the Allegretto Wines tasting room.
Allegretto’s wine lineup includes estate whites like Brut Sparkling, Viognier and Rose’ Tannat. Reds include the Double Gold awarded Tannat, with other versions of this fascinating varietal also winning kudos.
Start your adventure with an overnight stay in PasoRobles at idyllic Allegretto Vineyard Resort, an art-filled Italianate wonder with its own tasting room.
This year’s Winning Chefs: Chef Justin Picard & Sous Chef Benjamin Lugo of Cello at Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
The baroque architecture and ochre stucco might be ostentatiously grand compared to the simple buildings of the surrounding farm country, but the interiors are faithful to the Italianate spirit, all dark wood, terracotta and ceramics.
Step into the lobby of the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles, California, and your eyes are immediately drawn upward to a shimmering, waterfall-like chandelier that seems to float over the room.
Although popular in summer, Paso is less expensive than Santa Barbara or San Francisco.
A Mediterranean-inspired retreat on the east side of Paso Robles, Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a pretty darn good stateside substitute for that dream Italian wedding.
Accommodations at Allegretto are exemplary with 171 guestrooms and suites affording an ideal respite from the day with a classic European flair
Immersed in acres of sprawling vineyards and orchards, this Mediterranean-inspired destination property has it all, from spa treatments and fine dining to a private wine label, swimming pool, sculptures, recreation equipment, and pet-friendly options.
Wisps of clouds painted the sunny sky as our group of somms arrived at the exquisite Allegretto Vineyard Resort, our home base for the course of the camp.
Taste of Wine and Food officially kicked off their 2019 Paso Robles Press Tour at Allegretto Vineyard Resort tasting room.
Allegretto will take you away to another country with their stone walls, landscapes, fountains and vineyards.
Upscale elegance in a Tuscan-style resort with a spa and outdoor pool, Allegretto Vineyard Resort produces and pours its own wine at Cello Ristorante & Bar.
Personalized Paso, from wine country to historic downtown, brings small-town charm with world-class sips.
Enjoy our take on this revivifying cocktail—Passion Fruit Sangria—that features our Allegretto Rose of Tannat with a unique passion-fruit-meets-lemonade-and-mango twist!
Allegretto opened in late 2015 as the area's first resort. It's a beautiful property, situated on 20 acres and surrounded by vineyards and orchards.
Paso Robles “is no longer in the middle of wine’s nowhere,” Wine Spectator says, noting that the area sees more than a million visitors each year.
The accolades keep rolling in for Paso Robles.
Deluxe 5-Star resort set on 20 acres of vineyards and fruit-bearing orchards of eastern Paso Robles.
After our time on property, we sincerely believe Allegretto’s welcoming staff and manicured vineyard grounds stage a truly romantic setting for any "I Do's".
Post touring, head to Allegretto Vineyard Resort for lunch or dinner at Cello Ristorante & Bar, where the farm-to-table menu features charcuterie and cheese boards.
The article names Daou, Bodega de Edgar, Tablas Creek Vineyard and Allegretto Vineyard Resort — all along Adelaida Road — as must-visits.
We were fortunate enough to stay at the full-service resort we stayed at on our first trip, Allegretto Vineyard Resort, and enjoyed every minute.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is an Italianate wonder filled with artifacts and objects d'art and is surrounded by vineyards, the product of which can be sampled in the on-site tasting room.
There will also be a pre-Olive Festival social mixer Friday evening at Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
If you prefer a more classical take on art and architecture, try the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles.
The Tuscan-style villa opened in late 2015, because owner Douglas Ayres fell in love with the area’s rolling hillsides and sprawling ranches and decided to build an antique- and art-filled hotel, there.
From sprawling vineyards to olive and fruit trees, the surrounding landscape couldn’t be more picturesque and, well, perfect for feeling immersed in the heart of authentic wine country.
The property…gorgeous. The rooms…cozy. The wines…delicious and they are PET FRIENDLY!
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a luxurious option for those seeking the ultimate in pampering and relaxation.
Located at the luxurious Allegretto Vineyard Resort, Cello showcases the cuisine of executive chef Justin Picard, a veteran of kitchens in San Francisco and Aspen.
The Allegretto vineyard resort is a luxurious escape that’s only a 3 1/2 hour drive from Los Angeles.
Saturday night accommodations at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles cap a full day of activity in a relaxing but luxurious vineyard atmosphere.
Cradled within 20 acres of orchards, gardens and vineyards in Paso Robles is Allegretto Vineyard Resort, a Mediterranean-inspired resort with every amenity you can imagine for you and your guests.
Join Wine Business Monthly for the Central Coast edition of its infamous Bottle Bash; a night of networking, collaboration and celebration.
Museum visits are a popular activity, and Allegretto Vineyard Resort houses one of the most robust art collections in the area, with daily, docent-led tours.
The tasting room at Allegretto Vineyard and Wines, home of award-winning estate wines in Paso Robles, is hosting “Art Bar,” an afternoon of painting and wine
Paso Robles is full of great hotels – but the Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a truly unique family owned vineyard resort, with a distinctively Mediterranean flair.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is the ideal spot to stay, Tuscan style. It transcends world travel with a collection of international art selected by owner Doug Ayers.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort has redefined the typical hotel stay. Easily accessible just off Highway 46 East at Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles, guests can discover a unique and experiential oasis.
Nope, this isn’t Europe. It is the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles. It is a perfect place to relax and feel like you’ve traveled to Italy.
Cello Ristorante & Bar is a “culinary getaway that exists to bring guests’ senses deeply into the Allegretto culture of joy, discovery and the good life with creative dishes made from regionally foraged ingredients, an extensive wine list, chef’s garden-inspired craft cocktails, and artisanal beers in an atmosphere of comfort and warmth.”
Allegretto Wines, a handsome space in the elegant Mediterranean-style destination resort, this spot is the perfect place to pre-funk before heading into a meal at Cello Ristorante & Bar.
While Paso Robles has long been a hot destination for wine tasting, new and exciting hotels such as the splendid Allegretto Vineyard Resort are only adding to an abundance of superb wineries to visit.
In the heart of Paso Robles wine country, the lovely Tuscany villa-style resort makes use of the kitchen’s verdant herb garden for the refresher designed to make sippers “rest and relax.”
This swank, 20-acre Tuscan-style resort amid estate vineyards is also a private museum where owner Douglas Ayres displays hundreds of artworks and artifacts collected on his world travels.
The eclectic resort at first glance brings to mind an Italian villa. But once inside, you’ll find elements from all over the world.
Although it feels like it's set in the Italian countryside, Allegretto Vineyard Resort is located in California, in the middle of the Central Coast wine region of Paso Robles.
At the culinary helm is Executive Chef Justin Picard who crafts seasonal menus, including special Christmas and New Year’s Eve combinations, with ingredients sourced regionally and from the Chef’s Garden on the estate.
The resort even has its own private wine label that guests can drink in the onsite Tasting Room.
Paso Robles award winning estate winery, Allegretto Vineyards and Wines, held the second annual Harvest Dinner on October 19, 2018.
Take a ride through the countryside just outside the small city of Paso Robles, CA, where you’re sure to peak both the vineyards of this posh property and its neighbors.
A graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, McGregor brings over 20 years of hospitality and management experience to her new role.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort has appointed Lee McGregor as director of sales and marketing.
With an eclectic blend of Italian-style architecture with an art collection ranging from the Middle East and beyond, this resort is one of a kind.
A graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, McGregor brings over twenty years of management and hospitality experience to her new role at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
Throughout her career, McGregor has proven to be a results-oriented leader with a successful track record of establishing direct sales programs and effective marketing campaigns to generate maximum revenues and profitability for full-service hotels and resorts on the Central Coast.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort a 171-room luxury resort in the Paso Robles wine region, is pleased to welcome esteemed hospitality executive Lee McGregor as Director of Sales & Marketing.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a quick bike ride to downtown, but it’s surrounded by 20 acres of vineyards.
Like everything at Allegretto Vineyard Resort dining at the Cello Ristorante & Bar was a memorable experience.
Start your exploration in Paso Robles, sipping vino.
Designed with Mediterranean architecture, lush gardens and vineyards for as far as the eye can see, Allegretto is the perfect wine country sanctuary.
Arise from your lavish bedroom at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort and greet the morning with a refreshing swim in the saltwater pool, then stroll in the courtyard through the world’s first sonic labyrinth Sound Circle, emitting soothing tones of wind instruments to send you off in state of Shangri-La.
Doug Ayres planted 8 acres of vines before building the Tuscan-inspired retreat, and as of 2017, you can taste a lineup of old-world-style wines in the grand, old-world-style courtyard dotted with fountains, statuary and 100-year-old olive trees.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles has installed a new outdoor sound circle pathway that it claims is the world’s first sonic labyrinth.
Paso Robles is home to some of the country’s marquee wedding locations, including Allegretto Vineyard Resort, Cass Vineyard & Winery, Eberle Winery, Halter Ranch Vineyard, HammerSky Vineyards, Home Sweet Home Cottage, Justin Winery, Lekai Ranch, Paso Robles Inn, Rava Wines and Events, Still Waters Vineyards and SummerWood Winery & Inn, just to name a few.
A group of guest vintners will showcase a number of their wines, including Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
If you’d rather stay a little closer to town, book into Allegretto Vineyard Resort, a European-inspired hotel on a 20-acre winery in Paso Robles.
Surrounded by 20 acres of vines and Olive trees on California’s Central Coast, Allegretto Vineyard Resort has created what they are calling the “World’s First Sonic Labyrinth.”
For the ultimate in luxury, comfort, culture and sheer artistic vision, then it can only be Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is eager to connect its guests with the world of labyrinth-loving, and in an unusual way, too.
The recently opened pathway at the 171-room resort has been dubbed a "Sonic Labyrinth," a "Sonic Circle" that "... utilizes music and space as a way to compel guests to slow their pace and become more mindful."
Nope, it isn’t Tuscany, not even close, but the spirit of the Renaissance is alive and well on California’s wine-happy Central Coast.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort has announced that Thomas Humphrey, Director of Food & Beverage for the resort, is leading efforts to revive the Central Coast chapter of the esteemed Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, cementing the region as a premier destination for food and wine.
Designed to provide guests a tranquil space with a distinctive series of sounds created by wind instruments, the new Sonic Labyrinth deepens the resort’s wellness offerings in the heart of Paso Robles Wine Country on California’s Central Coast.
According to proprietor Doug Ayres, the Sonic Labyrinth utilizes music and space as a way to compel guests to slow their pace and become more mindful.
Guests will hear the unique sounds of vessel flutes known as The Innate; these original handcrafted wind instruments made from European clay, have three chambers that impart an unusual harmony.
Inspired by the intimate, peaceful old world beauty of the abbey at Allegretto Vineyard in Paso Robles, CA, photographer Marie Hannah and her dear friend Mint Design, created a beautiful shoot that shares their deep love for romance and refined imagery.
In addition to staying in lavish accommodations, you can also sample and buy their wine! We had a tasting and enjoyed everything from a bright Viognier to several diverse Cabernet Sauvignons.
Thankfully, Tannat is also produced in the United States, and Allegretto Vineyards makes one of the best.
Joining 20 Paso Pinot Producers are over a dozen great Central Coast chefs each putting their own spin on the classic Paella dish.
We stayed at the impressive Allegretto Vineyard Resort, which, as you might guess by the name, also has a winery!
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, the first and only luxury resort in Paso Robles Wine Country, is pleased to announce that Thomas Humphrey, Director of Food & Beverage for the resort, is leading efforts to revive the Central Coast chapter of the esteemed Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, cementing the region as a premiere destination for food and wine.
“As one of the top gourmet dining destinations on the Central Coast, our goal at the Allegretto is to always be pushing the boundaries of culinary greatness, but advancing culturally, as well."
“The Allegretto is officially one of the best luxury wine country destinations in the world – a world class resort paired with world class wine,” says Humphrey.
Allegretto is a winery, so you can expect to find plenty of opportunities to relax with a glass.
Despite the fact that Allegretto Vineyard Resort is just minutes away from the interstate in Paso Robles, California, the second you arrive on the property, you’re transported to somewhere much more remote. A Tuscan hill of Italy, perhaps.
What spots would you recommend to guests in Paso Robles Wine Country wanting an artistic experience? The Allegretto because it is like a museum— many call it the little Hearst Castle.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a Tuscan-style property which provides the perfect setting for a few glasses of wine
Housing a museum worthy art collection, Allegretto is also perfectly situated for a solitary run amid the vineyards or two can borrow one of their complimentary tandem bicycles.
Couples partaking in the Allegretto’s Springtime Splendor package will receive two complimentary wine tasting passes to discover three notable wineries in the region.
Driving 100 miles is nothing for me if I get to go to Allegretto.
Witness the splendor of spring with a trip to Paso Robles’ premiere destination resort, Allegretto Vineyard Resort, this April.
After they finished getting ready at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort, it was a short drive through the green fields to the Mission.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is more than just a beautiful hotel with friendly service and immaculate rooms.
A captivating collection of art and artifacts with origins in multiple centuries, cultures, faiths, and wisdom traditions adorn the walls, hallways, and gathering spots throughout the splendid property, making it a striking sight to behold.
Named after a sprightly Italian music tempo, Allegretto’s vaulted ceiling common areas as well as 171 guestrooms and suites showcase antiques and artifacts gathered from across the globe from the owner’s travels including original oil paintings and sculpture.
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance has paired the excitement of filling out a bracket with wine and food to create a fun way to win a trip to Paso Robles.
Off the beaten path, Allegretto Vineyard Resort offers 171 guest rooms and 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting space on 20 acres, with chef demonstrations that draw from on-site gardens and orchards, as well as local spirits.
When you’re exploring a wine region, what better way to get a sense of the place than staying in a working vineyard?
Meet the distinguished contemporary impressionist Erin Hanson and enjoy a selection of her most recent works at The Allegretto Vineyard Resort on Saturday, March 17.
This March 11, Allegretto Vineyard Resort will host a Balance, Bubbles, and Brunch event in the hotel's French-inspired Abbey.
There’s a lot going on at Allegretto Vineyard Resort. Some may even consider it a one stop shop.
Think you’ve got mad blending skills? Find out (or learn some new ones) in Paso Robles, California at the luxurious Allegretto Vineyard Resort during the Distillery Tour and Mixology Class.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort invites you to host your next event, large or small, at the resort and to experience the unmatched attention to detail and warm hospitality the property and its staff have to offer.
Head to the Central Coast where Allegretto Vineyard Resort has recently introduced a distillery tour and mixology class package.
A Mediterranean-inspired beauty, Allegretto is nestled amongst eight acres of vineyards and is studded with Picholine olive trees, lush gardens, bocce ball courts, and a glittering pool.
At the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles, CA, guests can become a “weekend mixologist” with an experience that includes new Distillery Tours and Mixology Classes.
The Tuscany-inspired Allegretto Vineyard Resort is perfect for those who seek a truly luxurious escape on its twenty acres of olive and fruit orchards.
The Resort evokes an atmosphere that feels European, as if you’re in Italy.
Distill the idea of becoming a weekend mixologist at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort, Paso Robles’ first destination resort.
The 2-year-old property helps fill in the luxury-resort gap in Paso Robles' lodging landscape that is more commonly known for a handful of chic boutique properties and a lot of massmarket chain hotels.
There are places in the region that are bigger and put more focus on art and luxury than the Allegretto — but you can’t spend the night at Hearst Castle.
You’ll think you are a guest at a vineyard estate in Tuscany, Italy when you enter Allegretto, an “immersive place,” says General Manager Rich Verruni, “built for a higher purpose than just simply accommodations.”
Settle into one of 171 spacious rooms and suites at Allegretto Vineyard Resort. The Tuscan-inspired peaceful hotel is the perfect spot to relax and unwind after a long day of wine tasting.
The stunning, Mediterranean inspired, property sits amidst acres of beautiful gardens, orchards and vineyards, and blends some of Paso Robles’, and California’s, best wine and food with excellent spa facilities and a very European sense of style and class.
There’s no more peaceful place to stay than Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
Allegretto Resort sits on 20 acres, eight of which are planted with wine grapes that produce cabernet sauvignon and malbec, among other varietals.
Allegretto's onsite private label tasting room overlooks a 12,000-square-foot Tuscan inspired courtyard containing among other relaxation spaces, a French-inspired abbey.
A new event, in just that realm, has begun at Allegretto Vineyard Resort by Ayres in Paso Robles, and it focuses on the property's extensive art collection.
The Mediterranean-tinged Allegretto is the first vineyard resort of its kind in Paso Robles.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort by Ayres, located in the serene Paso Robles wine country, is a perfect place for a romantic getaway.
The resort’s museum quality collection of art from around the globe was curated by proprietor Douglas Ayres and is paired with a sampling of the Allegretto estate wines.
The resort brings Tuscany to town, set in rolling acres of orchards and vineyards.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort evokes an Italian Estate, with views overlooking grape vines and olive trees.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, Paso Robles’ first wine country destination resort on California’s Central Coast, announced it will offer new Art & Wine Tours starting in January.
Using Old World methods, grapes are harvested by hand versus machine and are grown in small lot vineyards to preserve land.
In Paso Robles, Allegretto Vineyard Resort is offering up a night of dancing, drinks, and live music by the Martin Paris Band.
Cello’s wine list features offerings from all around the world, highlighting those from Paso Robles.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is sponsoring a California style German Christmas Market, or Christkindmarkt, to benefit the San Luis Obispo Symphony.
Paso Robles is producing some outstanding cabernets and cab blends.
White wines are wonderful options for holiday parties, meals and even gifts. Luckily there is no shortage of fantastic white wines in Paso Robles.
Today’s Paso Robles’ rosés are sophisticated and delicious.
The San Luis Obispo Symphony and Allegretto Vineyard Resort will host Holiday Magic on December 3rd with a taste and the tingle of international, old-world style Christmas Market and concert.
Condé Nast Traveler, a top traveling publication, has announced the results of its 30th annual Readers' Choice Awards with the Allegretto Vineyard Resort earning a top 10 placement for resorts in Northern California.
The Tuscan-Style Allegretto Vineyard Resort offers visitors all the amenities needed and more, all with a very affordable price tag!
Allegretto Vineyard Resort, the sort of place you can settle into and decide not to go out at all.
During your stay at Allegretto, don’t miss their quaint tasting room right off the lobby.
Distinguished hotels and CVBs earn coveted Smart Meetings honor.
Allegretto’s chef led the group on a foraging excursion in the resort’s vineyard for herbs, and then helped them make their own salad dressing from the ingredients they collected.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort's Cello Ristorante & Bar has announced its new chef, Justin Picard.
On Sept. 24 Allegretto Vineyard Resort (which has its own vineyards on site) will feature a mix of bubbles, brunch, and yoga (for all events leading up to Harvest Fest Weekend.
The Easy Rider is a mix of sweet and spicy, the perfect pair to your favorite Mexican dish.
“The culinary arts are a never ending journey of accumulating knowledge and learning while creatively experimenting – and having a blast through the entire process. This is why I am excited to be the Executive Chef at the Allegretto.
Chef Picard brings his extensive culinary experience to the Allegretto’s farm-to-table Mediterranean restaurant in Paso Robles, CA.
Built in a Mediterranean style, lush gardens and vineyards for as far as the eye can see, Allegretto is the perfect wine country sanctuary.
Richard Verruni was named GM of Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles, California.
Allegretto was named for the Italian musical command, which is an indication to play quickly and with joy.
On the east side of Paso Robles, the grand Allegretto Vineyard Resort comes complete with marble statuary.
Drawing inspiration from the beauty of wine country, Allegretto Vineyard Resort reflects the style of an Italian vineyard estate.
Festival attendees settled down on the lawn and at their designated tables to enjoy meals pre-ordered from the Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
A dynamic and highly motivated leader, Verruni joins Allegretto Vineyard Resort with more than two decades of director-level experience at a number of prestigious resorts.
Allegretto is also an ideal starting point for a run amid the vineyards.
An inland city, Paso Robles is still part of California’s Central Coast and is everything we dream of in a weekend getaway.
Friday evening more than 70 drivers and navigators join in a group dinner at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
Built as a passion project by the patriarch of the Ayres Hotel chain, Allegretto feels like you are in Tuscany instead of only a scenic four-hour drive north of Los Angeles.
Allegretto's property itself is abundant with wildlife including a beehive.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is one of those places that packs a lot of surprises upon your arrival.
At Cello Ristorante & Bar in Paso Robles, executive chef Eric Olson complements the fruit with the deep, tart flavor of balsamic vinegar in his Strawberry Crostini starter.
The place to stay during your wine visit should be the Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
A feasting table was staged inside Allegretto’s Abbey to create a romantic transportation to another place and time.
The spacious estate is home to eight acres of vineyards stewarded to create Allegretto Wines, an olive orchard with over 200 trees cultivated to craft the resort’s signature olive oil, along with fruit trees and chef’s garden to enrich Chef Eric Olson’s culinary creations.
We are currently making our wine at CaliPaso, which is a mile and a half away from the Allegretto, where we have our own barrels and tanks, and customized winemaking processes.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort and Spa, a peaceful European-inspired refuge that recalls a true Mediterranean escape with lush, rolling hills and Central Coast skies.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort by Ayres, a castle-like villa surrounded by 20 acres of fledging vineyards, Mediterranean-style gardens and spouting fountains.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a 171-room Mediterranean-inspired refuge surrounded by vineyards and orchards.
Taste these critically acclaimed Cabernet Sauvignon and red Bordeaux varietals, featuring over 75 wines from the 22 members of the Paso Robles CAB Collective as you come face-to-face with winemakers at the picturesque Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles.
Cello Ristorante and Bar is right up there with the region’s best.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, featuring 171 rooms and suites, is nestled on a 20 acre estate, just a short drive from the pristine beaches of the Pacific Ocean, providing unlimited possibilities to make your next meeting or event memorable.
Andrew Burne’s complex and delicious cocktail Heard it Through the Grapevine, placed second at this inaugural “Ultimate Mix-Off” mixology contest at this year’s California Mid-State Fair in Paso Robles.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort feels like stepping into the Italian countryside with its villa style sanctuary set against the backdrop of sprawling vineyards and rolling hills.
The competition pitted ten of the area’s best mixologists against one another to create a signature cocktail using a spirit from a local distiller.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort is an oasis in the heart of Paso Robles wine country.
Imposing, sumptuous and welcoming, Allegretto Vineyard Resort and Winery by Ayres is a brand spanking new luxury resort - the first luxury resort in Paso.
Upon entering the resort, a very calm presence lies on the outside of the building, but as soon as you enter, all details come out:
Allegretto’s appearance is pretty unexpected for a low-key wine country locale: it stands out distinctively thanks to its grand Italian architecture, rambling Mediterranean-style gardens and plethora of unusual artifacts from around the world that dot its grounds.
Paso Robles Cabs of Distinction event was held at the impressive Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
One of the newest and most interesting places to set up camp for your stay is the European inspired Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
There’s a little slice of Tuscany in Paso Robles thanks to the newly opened Allegretto Vineyard Resort, located about a 5 minute drive from downtown Paso.
Humphrey will head the Allegretto’s envy-inducing wine and mixology programs.
The first and only luxury resort in Paso Robles Wine Country, the Allegretto Vineyard Resort, AllegrettoResort.com, is pleased to announce it has appointed Thomas Humphrey as its Food & Beverage Manager.
Paso Robles was named Wine Region of the Year in 2013 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine, yet more than a few wine lovers aren’t familiar with the area or its wines.
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance brought us all together to experience the Paso Robles region.
A seasoned veteran of the luxury hospitality industry, Humphrey joins the Allegretto with more than 30 years of food and beverage experience.
A stylish new resort opened last autumn five minutes from downtown. Set in a vineyard, the Allegretto Vineyard Resort offers kitchen-garden-to-table dining from forager-in-chief Chef Eric Olson, along with a state-of-the-art spa, wine-tasting, and ultramodern rooms and amenities.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort announced that it has appointed Thomas Humphrey as its Food & Beverage Manager.
A stylish new resort opened last autumn five minutes from downtown.
Opening only six months ago, the Allegretto is definitely one of a kind in Paso Robles.
In a blind taste test held by eight Sommeliers, Paso Robles wines shone.
Proven without a sliver of doubt at the fourth annual CABs of Distinction in Paso Robles, held April 12-14, when industry leaders, wine experts and world-class sommeliers descended on the newly-opened and uber-luxe Allegretto Vineyard Resort to learn, taste and celebrate the region’s preeminent wine style.
Chef Olson and his team actually work with local farmers and purveyors on a daily basis, most of which he knows by name.
One of the best things about The Allegretto Vineyard Resort is that it’s home to hundreds of works of art.
This year the event was to be held at the relatively new very swank and stylin Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
While there are many hotels and bed-and-breakfasts in the heart of town, it’s worth a drive five minutes outside of town to spend the night at the newly opened Allegretto Vineyard Resort, located on 20 acres of vineyards and olive and fruit orchards.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort quite literally makes you forget you’re in Paso Robles, California — this Italian villa style resort is more than a nice surprise, it’s remarkable.
Foraging Excursions at Allegretto Vineyard Resort celebrates food, not wine.
Drawing inspiration from the surrounding countryside, Douglas Ayres built and designed the Allegretto in the style of an Italian vineyard estate, filling the corridors with art and artifacts from his many travels.
Stay at the new luxury villa resort Allegretto and stroll amid the owner's personal global art collection.
The Paso Robles Wine Festival is the marquee wine festival for the Paso Robles wine region, with four combined events and more than 140 individual events at the area wineries.
The resort is a 30-mile drive across Route 46 from Cambria on the coast, a beautiful drive that cuts through the hillsides and is worth it for those accustomed to a touch of luxury, even while visiting wine country.
Allegretto Vineyard Resort—a Tuscan-style property with 171 guest rooms and suites—is close to Eberle Winery, which Eberle founded in the late 1970s, with room for smaller gatherings in its caves.
The 22nd Annual Central Coast Insights Event, set for Thursday, March 10, 2016 in Paso Robles, California at the new Allegretto Vineyard Resort is nearly sold out.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort, announces its official grand opening on California’s desirable Central Coast.
The full-service spa is inspired by the mineral-rich hot springs that have made the Wine Country town a wellness destination for centuries.
Having only opened a month before my visit, I was impressed by how beautiful the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles really was.
A rustic, Mediterranean-inspired refuge poised along the idyllic east side of Paso Robles, the Allegretto is bathed in acres of sprawling vineyards and orchards, blending the region’s best food and wine experiences with European-style hospitality that invokes joy and harmony.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort was said to be named for “the sense of joy, comfort and harmony guests feel upon arrival.”
The recently opened Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is making wine tasting a whole lot easier.
This fall, slip away to California wine country at the brand new Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles.
Allegretto Resort, a brand new in 2015 – European-inspired resort, a peaceful escape that blends the charm of California's Central Coast and the Mediterranean.
Paso accommodations have reached a new level with the opening of Allegretto Vineyard Resort.
Predicated on the sincere desire to elicit joy in everyone who enters its doors, the Allegretto Vineyard Resort is a 20-acre luxury property in the heart of Paso Robles Wine Country.
Despite boasting grand Italian architecture, rambling Mediterranean-style gardens and millennia-spanning art and artifacts, the new Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles is far from exclusive. In fact, as its visionary, Douglas Ayres says, "The Allegretto is for everyone."
We want the Allegretto to be a touchstone in Paso Robles, hailing back to the days when the local inn was a central social place for a community.
Paso Robles weekend lunches can be had at Cello restaurant at Allegretto Resort or with wine on the patio at the Restaurant at JUSTIN.
This fall, slip away to California wine country at the brand new Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles .
The newest resort in Paso Robles, the Allegretto Vineyard Resort was founded by proprietor Douglas Ayres, who decorated the grounds with his personal sculpture collection.
Clear your leisure schedule for Allegretto Vineyard Resort, a charming, not-so-little place to stay and stay and keep staying during your next road trip to wine country.
A special ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Ayres Allegretto Vineyard Resort was held Tuesday.
With creative dishes made from regionally farmed and foraged ingredients, alongside an extensive domestic and international wine list, garden-to-glass cocktails, and craft beers, Cello is an upscale, casual Mediterranean-inspired restaurant.
Now open for oenophiles on California’s desirable Central Coast is the Allegretto's Vineyard Resort, a 171-room luxury resort nestled on 20 acres of vineyards and fruit-bearing orchards in Paso Robles Wine Country.
The Ayres Hotels' Allegretto Vineyard Resort opened recently on Buena Vista Drive off Highway 46 east in Paso Robles.
The Allegretto Vineyard Resort was named for the sense of joy, comfort and harmony guests feel upon arrival, according to the hotel.
Douglas Ayres designed and built the Allegretto in the style of an Italian vineyard estate on Paso Robles’ pastoral east side, filling the corridors and spaces with art and artifacts from his travels.
The resort includes the Cello Ristorante and Bar, an upscale yet casual Mediterranean-inspired restaurant. It offers an extensive wine list, local artisanal beers and craft cocktails.
Keeping pace with the growing Paso Robles Wine Country, several new hotels are either newly opened (Allegretto Vineyard Resort) or in the planning stages (Hilton Paso Robles, Residence Inn by Marriott).
Allegretto, a new luxury resort built in Tuscan style on 20 acres of gardens and vineyards, is to open in August in Paso Robles.
There's a very charming California wine region you may not have heard of. It's Paso Robles.