Castoro Cellars

A Family owned, Organic and Sustainably operated Vineyard and Winery since 1983.

  • About
  • Wines Produced
  • Events
  • About
    The husband and wife team of Niels and Bimmer Udsen established Castoro Cellars in 1983 with the goal of producing world-class wines from Paso Robles-appellation grapes. Each vintage presents a new challenge the Castoro team is more than willing to constantly and creatively experiment. This on-going research is only one of the things that ensures they meet their goal.

    Niels' long-time nickname "Beaver," evolved further when he was working in Italy and his friends soon took to calling him "Il Castoro," which is beaver in Italian. The name and the motto stuck. Castoro Cellars' "dam fine wines" sport a picture of a beaver on each label.

    Castoro Cellars currently has over 1400 acres of Estate vineyards, over 800 acres of which are certified organic by CCOF. All of the vineyards are SIP Certified, which stands for sustainability in practice. Sustainable farming and wine-making has been at the forefront of Castoro's mission since its inception. Castoro is also home of one of the largest solar arrays in Paso Robles, designed to offset all of the winery's energy use. In total, we produce more than 2 million kWh across many vineyards and facilities.

    Beyond the wine Castoro features live music year round, Yoga Brunch classes, an 18 hole disc golf course and the annual Whale Rock Music & Arts Festival every September. If you love music, wine, yoga, craft beer and art all in a family friendly environment, Whale Rock Music & Arts Festival is for you!
  • Wines Produced
    Albariño
    Alicante Bouschet
    Barbera
    Bordeaux-Style Blend
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Carignane
    Charbono
    Chardonnay
    Chenin Blanc
    Gewürztraminer
    Grenache
    Grenache Blanc
    Malbec
    Merlot
    Muscat Canelli
    Orange Muscat
    Other
    Petit Verdot
    Petite Sirah
    Pinot Grigio
    Pinot Gris
    Pinot Noir
    Port-Style
    Primitivo
    Red Blend
    Rosé
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Sparkling
    Syrah
    Tannat
    Tempranillo
    Viognier
    White Rhône-Style Blend
    Zinfandel
  • Events

    John Reischman & The Jaybirds

    Sat | Feb 2, 2019
    This is an Indoor Show. Doors Open at 630, show starts at 730 Tickets are $20 per person. Like the powerful mandolinist and composer at its helm, John Reischman and the Jaybirds fashion a stylish take... View Event Details >

    Realta in Concert

    Sat | Mar 2, 2019
    This is an Indoor Show. Doors Open at 630, show starts at 730 Tickets are $20 per person. Described by Irish Music Magazine as “A full bodied pipe and whistle extravaganza” Réalta make full use of... View Event Details >

    Vintage Paso Robles

    Fri – Sun | Mar 15 – 17, 2019
    Zinfandel is not only the heritage grape of Paso Robles, it’s ours too! Castoro has 175 acres of organically grown SIP Certified Zinfandel planted in the Paso Robles AVA. Enjoy barrel samples and estate... View Event Details >