with Steinbeck Vineyards & Winery
CRASH COURSES - in-depth tours of our family vineyards.
CRASH COURSES are designed with the wine enthusiast in mind. You will travel behind the scenes, deep into our vineyard with the Steinbeck family, Paso Robles wine country educational specialists.
Choose one of three modules (see choices below), led by family members, for a spectacular outdoor central coast wine country experience into a glass of wine.
CRASH COURSES are 1 hour and include wine tasting
COST: $40.00/person (2 person minimum)**
$10.00/person for additional guests.
Children under 18 free.
**Please arrive a few minutes before your scheduled time to fill out the required waiver and make payment.
"Wine starts in the vineyard!"
CRASH COURSES are a fast paced, bumpy excursion into wine from the Steinbeck’s eyes. Tours include your choice of the modules listed below and an overview of the Paso Robles Wine Region, the seven-generation Steinbeck Story and complimentary wine tasting.
Modules: (Please identify your chosen module when reserving your journey into a glass of wine through our vineyards)
Tour 1 Sustainable
Wine Growing - Through Our Eyes – Why we do what we do growing wine, our vineyard practices, planting a vineyard, conservation efforts, a discussion of sustainable practices, our soils, our water, and the challenges of we face growing wine.
Tour 2 Sustainable Family Farming -
The Paso Robles Region & Our Vineyards – Tour the vineyard with an emphasis on the history of agriculture and wine growing in Paso Robles, challenges pioneering families faced, and family stories are included.
Tour 3 Sustainable
LIFE - Wisdom of Jesus The Vine- as he
speaks "I am the true vine, my father is the vinedresser (sustainable
for eternity) – Let The Vine speak to you as Cindy or Allen unfold
their perspective on the words of Jesus from John 15, “I am the
Vine, you are the branches” from the vineyard. Let the vineyard
speak to you and bring these words to life.
Howie Steinbeck, founder of Steinbeck Vineyards and fourth generation Paso Robles native, has farmed this land since childhood and has a wealth of practical knowledge and wisdom. He loves to show you what he's built with his hands and heart.
Cindy Steinbeck has learned wine growing from her father, so she leads modules 1 & 2 from a farmer's perspective. She also has a passion for history, learning, teaching and the future of the family business. The Vine comes to life in module 3 as she shares what the vine has spoken to her in light of Jesus' words in John 15, "I am the vine."
Allen Steinbeck, leads tours from his own perspective as a son of the soil too. Allen moved home in August 2013 to help farm. His career as a pastor gives him a unique perspective as does his many years farming with his father Howie as a youngster.