Brecon Estate

Brecon Estate is a highly acclaimed, award winning boutique winery with contemporary architecture.

  • About
  • Wines Produced
  • Events
  • Press & Accolades
  • About
    Brecon Estate is a highly acclaimed artisanal boutique winery that is at the forefront of producing world-class Paso Robles varietals including Cabernet Franc, Albarino, Mourvedre and Syrah.

    In its first couple of years, Brecon amassed over 90 gold/double gold/platinum and a handful of best-in-class awards from the top tier wine review publications and competitions. Brecon was also named “Winery of the Year 2016” by Doug Wilder of the very prestigious industry publication, purely domestic wine report.

    Damian Grindley, Brecon's owner and master winemaker, is a proud Welshmen with over 30 years experience crafting some of the most highly awarded wines across the United States, Australia, and Europe. After working in Paso Robles a decade ago, he decided to settle down here to pursue his dream of producing the most intriguing varietals that have been popularized in Bordeaux, Rhone Valley and even Northern Spain.

    Brecon’s wines are small batch fermented and production is sold exclusively on site through our tasting room. Brecon Estate is proud and humbled by all of these accolades and look forward to sharing these great accomplishments with other wine-loving enthusiasts. Cheers!


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  • Wines Produced
    Albariño
    Bordeaux-Style Blend
    Cabernet Franc
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Grenache
    Malbec
    Mourvèdre
    Petit Verdot
    Petite Sirah
    Red Rhône-Style Blend
    Rosé
    Syrah
    Tannat
    Tempranillo
    Viognier
    Zinfandel
  • Events

    A Brecon Estate Single (Vineyard) Celebration

    Sat | Feb 18, 2023
    We’re staying single this Valentine’s Day weekend…well, at least our wines are! Join Brecon Estate Saturday, February 18th as we share a flight of our single vineyard wines, listen to live music... View Event Details >
  • Press & Accolades

    Press

    • Dec 2022 | Best Rhone-style Wines In Paso Robles for the Holidays
    • Nov 2022 | Brecon Scores Big at Boston Wine Competition
    • Sep 2022 | Ahhh……Albariño
    • Jun 2022 | Paso Present and Future
    • Apr 2022 | Brecon Reserve Cabernet Franc Awarded Ninety-nine Points at Competition
    • Aug 2017 | Donna Polizzi: Brecon Estate a Captivating Destination for World-Class Wines in Paso Robles

    Accolades

    • 2020 Mourvèdre, Boston Wine Competition, Nov 2022, Gold
    • 2020 10th of Brecon, James Suckling, Sep 2022, 93 points
    • 2021 Albariño, Sunset International Wine Competition, Sep 2022, 95 points, Double Gold
    • 2019 Haggis Basher, San Francisco International Wine Competition, Sep 2022, 96 points, Best Rhone, Double Gold
    • 2019 Feral Underclass, purely domestic wine report, Aug 2022, 94 points
    • 2019 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Somm Journal, Jun 2022, 96 points
    • 2019 Malbec, Somm Journal, Jun 2022, 97 points
    • 2019 Reserve Cabernet Franc, Los Angeles International Wine Competition , May 2022, 99 points, Best of Class, Gold
    • 2018 Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Forbes, Dec 2021, Top 25 Wines in World
    • 2018 Grenache, Jeb Dunnuck, Sep 2021, 92 points
    • 2018 42, Central Coast Wine Competition, Jul 2021, Double Gold
    • 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon/Petit Verdot, New World International Wine Competition, Mar 2019, Best of Class, Gold, Best Varietal.
    • 2016 Winery of the Year, Purely Domestic Wine Report, Doug Wilder, Dec 2016, Winery of the Year