Le Cuvier Winery

Promoting a non-interventionist approach to winemaking.

  • About
  • Wines Produced
  • Events
  • Press & Accolades
  • About
    Le Cuvier produces exquisite small-production wines utilizing native yeasts, dry-farmed fruit and neutral barrel aging. Led by Paso legend John Munch, we promote a hands-off approach to winemaking—which results in wines of distinct character.

    You will not find our wines in retailers or restaurants, so why not join us for a tasting at our stunning hilltop location? We are open from 11AM to 5PM Thursday through Sunday, and request reservations for groups of six or more.

    Well-stocked with passionate staff and delicious wines, our tasting room was the first to offer food pairings as part of the standard tasting—and continues that tradition today. While members of our wine club (The Elliptical Society) taste for free, non-members are charged $20 for individual tastings and $25 for shared. Each tasting fee is waived with the purchase of a bottle.

    While we are pet-friendly, please note that we cannot accommodate our four-legged friends indoors, as we have a commercial kitchen onsite. We do have water bowls on our porch, and dog-crazed staff on-hand for belly rubs.
  • Wines Produced
    Bordeaux-Style Blend
    Cabernet Franc
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Chardonnay
    Dessert
    Grenache
    Malbec
    Mourvèdre
    Petit Verdot
    Petite Sirah
    Pinot Noir
    Red Rhône-Style Blend
    Roussanne
    Syrah
    Viognier
    White Rhône-Style Blend
    Zinfandel
  • Events

    Official Release Spring 2019 Wines

    Fri | Feb 1, 2019
    Spring 2019 Wine & Food Pairing 2015 Chardonnay paired with homemade grapefruit gummy bears 2015 Grenache paired with smoked lentil with creme fraiche & chives NV L’enfant du Pape paired... View Event Details >

    Spring 2019 Pick-up Party

    Sat – Sun | Feb 9 – 10, 2019
    Member Exclusive Pick-up Party Live Music 1pm – 4pm Chef John’s Lamb Stew and Vegetarian Option 12pm – 4pm Food & Wine Pairing (including a taste of the red club pack only 2015 Syrah) *please... View Event Details >
  • Press & Accolades
  • Press

    • Aug 2017 | Sip and Savor: Le Cuvier wines express Paso Robles’ age-ability
    • Jun 2017 | A Day At Le Cuvier Winery In Paso Robles, Calif.
    • Jun 2017 | The Winemakers Series
    • Apr 2017 | Meet John Munch, the Gandalf of Paso Robles
    • Jan 2017 | What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been
    • May 2016 | Paso Robles Wine: Le Cuvier
    • Jan 2016 | Le Cuvier Winery
    • Apr 2012 | The “Wow” Wines of Le Cuvier Winery, Paso Robles, CA
    • Aug 2011 | PAIRINGS IN PASO: SPICY HUMMUS AND LE CUVIER CHARDONNAY