Paso Robles Wine Festival

 

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If you love wine, there’s no better place to be than California.  In fact, the state harvested  a record 4 million tons of grapes for wine production in 2014!

 

While Napa Valley is certainly the most well-known wine producing region in the golden state, it’s not the only part that makes great wine! Plenty of other places in the state have outstanding wine to offer, including the city of Paso Robles. Check out Paso Robles’s Wine Festival on March 14th and enjoy the amazing wines they have to offer!

 

Paso Robles Wine Festival 

Paso Robles Wine Country is hosting its 33rd Annual Wine Festival May 14-17, a celebration of the innovation, triumphs and character of the spectacular region.

 

The weekend long event kicks off Thursday with a series of Winemaker Dinners  followed Friday by a select wine sampling  paired with local gourmet bites. Saturday attendees start the day with an educational Winemaker Seminar before heading to the Grand Tasting. More than 70 wineries will be gathered in Paso Robles Downtown City Park to showcase their wines.

 

Winemaker Dinners

Hosted at Thomas Hill Organics and Il Cortile Ristorante, these dinners give guests the opportunity to meet local winemakers and enjoy a delicious meal paired with even better wine.

The dinners both take place Thursday.  The THO one starts at 6:30pm and the Il Cortile dinner starts at 7pm
Tickets are $125 and seating is limited so purchase yours today !

 

RESERVE & Auction

On Friday May 15th, from 4pm to 6:30pm at Paso Robles City Park, there will be an auction event known as RESERVE. Participants will be able to bid on a number of different premium wines from local wine makers. The auction has a pretty creative twist with the top 5 bids winning!  Be sure to purchase your tickets today as there is limited seating and tickets are sure to sell out quickly.

 

Educational Seminars

5 local winemakers will educate guests on specific wine varieties, and how to best appreciate them. The varieties showcased include Grenache Blanc, Chardonnay, Tres Violet, Reserve Zinfandel and Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. The event will take place at the Paso Robles Inn Ballroom May 16th from 10:30am to 11:30am.

 

Grand Tasting

Probably the biggest event at the wine festival is the grand tasting. This event will provide attendess with a good  taste for all of the great wineries in Paso Robles with this festival of premium wines.  Guests will be able to stroll through winery “regions” to taste Bordeaux-style, Rhone-style, Zinfandel, Burgundian-style, Italian varieties and other wines.

 

 

DETAILS

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