Joe and Shirlene Barton had always dreamed about being involved in the wine industry from the time they had a restaurant in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. It was there that they became acquainted with premium wines. When they moved back to their native California, they began looking into the wine industry in the Napa area, and then discovered Paso Robles. The warmth and friendliness of the community convinced them this was where they should be. It did not take them long to become a part of the Paso Robles wine industry.
Grey Wolf Cellars was established in August 1994. Joe and Shirlene became partners shortly thereafter and purchased full control in January 1996. Since then, the Bartons have made the winery a family business, now run by Joe Barton Jr. and his wife Jenny. They recently renovated a 60-year-old farm house on the west side of Paso Robles for their tasting room, added Krobar Distillery and Barton's Kitchen Window. They are still a family owned and operated boutique winery to this day and invite you to stop by to experience their wines, cuisine and craft spirits.
Mourvèdre Other Petit Verdot Petite Sirah Picpoul Blanc Pinot Noir Primitivo Red Blend Red Rhône-Style Blend
Rosé Sparkling Syrah Tannat Tempranillo Viognier White Rhône-Style Blend Zinfandel
Valentine’s Weekend Rose Celebration
Sat – Sun | Feb 12 – 13, 2022
Join us at Grey Wolf Cellars & Barton Family Wines for a Valentine’s Weekend you don’t want to miss! Live music on Saturday 2/12 from 12-4 with Emily Smith! Cupcake Pairings all weekend,... View Event Details >
Vintage Paso at Grey Wolf Cellars
Fri – Sun | Mar 18 – 20, 2022
Celebrate Vintage Paso Weekend at Grey Wolf Cellars and Barton Family Wines! LIVE MUSIC all weekend! Gourmet cupcake & wine pairings, NEW wine releases & specials! Pairing menu by Barton’s... View Event Details >
Wine 4 Paws Weekend
Sat – Sun | Apr 9 – 10, 2022
“Join forces with over 50 SLO County businesses April 9-10 to raise funds for Woods Humane Society! Pick your option for support – visit in person, or order online. You can help our four-legged... View Event Details >
Mother’s Day at Grey Wolf & Barton Family Wines
Sun | May 8, 2022
Celebrate the most important woman in your life with her favorite thing: wine! Live music, delicious pairing menu, specialty cocktails and more in beautiful Paso Robles Wine Country!
View Event Details >
Press & Accolades
Oct 2020 | Joe Barton Named 2020 Winemaker of the Year
Mar 2020 | Winery and Distillery Make Artisanal Sanitizer to Help Battle Pandemic
Jul 2017 | Interview with Joe Barton about the story behind “The Dance”
Jul 2017 | Joe Barton’s Personal Letter to Garth Brooks