10 Great Holiday Gift Ideas from Paso Robles

I don't know if you've noticed, but downtown Paso Robles has become a bazaar of locally-made goods and talented artisans. On any given day you can find everything from locally made sheeps-milk ice cream to giant hand-forged metal statuary, and frequently the creators of those items on site to tell you all about them.

If you're interested in giving gifts that celebrate Paso, passion, hard work and joy, any of the following downtown Paso Robles businesses are busy making dreams come true

1. Studios on the Park (proceeds support the arts for local children) – art originals and prints; handmade designer jewelry, scarves and home decor
2. AndBe Boutique – top-quality housewares in a decidedly “Paso” style
3. General Store – Paso-made fabulousness including a whole line of olive oil products and everyone’s favorite “Paso Chick” t-shirts
4. Pithy – wine, soda, gourmet food items and useful and beautiful housewares and gifts, fun wine club
5. Firefly – art, jewelry, needful things
6. We Olive – olive oil, olives, tapenade, olive oil-infused gifts sets 
7. Vivant Fine Cheese – sign your friend up for the Cheese Club
8. Brown Butter Cookie Company – Is there a cookie of the month club? If not, there should be…
9. Sole Tree – who doesn’t love shoes? Gift certificate
10. Pick a winery, any winery, it’s all good here and there are close to 15 tasting rooms downtown