Dark Star Cellars
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Dark Star Cellars

Paso Robles

Our Story

Established in 1994, Dark Star Cellars annual production of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel, Syrah and our meritage blend Ricordati hovers around 4,000 cases.

Many wineries will tell you that they are a small family winery. In their minds a staff of fifty producing 100,000 cases is small. At Dark Star it's Me, my son Brian, my daughter Nicole, and my wife Susan. That's it. Some days we make wine, some days we sit on tractors, and not often enough, some days we watch sunsets, but everyday it's just us. Every single bottle we produce has our finger prints on it. If we don't do it, it doesn't get done. When you serve a bottle of our wine at your table you are serving a beverage we hand made, wine that we are tremendously proud of.

Meet the Winemaker

Norm Benson



  • Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Syrah
  • Zinfandel



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