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May 16 – 18, 2008
The Paso Robles Wine Festival is one of the largest outdoor wine festivals
in California with a unique character that makes this Paso Robles wine
country’s marquee event of the year. The event, held annually at the Paso
Robles City Park on the third Saturday of May, offers guests the opportunity
to taste wines from more than 90 Paso Robles wineries in a beautiful
downtown setting. The weekend begins with the annual Wine Festival Golf
Tournament on Friday, followed by the tasting event in the park on
Saturday. The entire weekend is surrounded with individual events at the
area’s wineries, including a host of activities on Sunday. Book your hotel
early and visit www.pasowine.com in
February to begin planning your wine festival weekend.
Paso Robles Wine Festival
Third weekend in
The Paso Robles Wine Festival weekend, the third weekend in May, is a
perfect time to visit Paso Robles Wine Country. More than 90 area wineries
host an array of special events including winemaker dinners, food pairings,
seminars, winery tours, special tastings and more. These events can be found
at many locations throughout the Paso Robles American Viticulture Area (AVA),
California's third largest and fastest growing wine region. For more
Atascadero Wine Festival
Held the 4th full weekend in June at the Atascadero Lake Park. Friday
morning kicks off a Golf Tournament at the Championship Golf Course, Chalk
Mountain. Friday evening a dinner featuring area chefs and local wines
paired to be enjoyed in an exquisite setting of the Sunken Gardens, then
Saturday Tasting in the Atascadero Lake Park. Enjoy your favorite wines and
explore new ones...the lakeside location is perfect for kicking back and
enjoying great wine, gourmet food, and fine art by members of the Atascadero
Art Association. Visit
for upcoming information.
Central Coast Wine Classic
The 2008 Central Coast Wine Classic is scheduled for Thursday
through Sunday, July 10 through 13. The annual Black-Tie Dinner at
Hearst Castle will be held Thursday, July 10, and the rare & Fine
Wine & Lifestyle Auction will be held at the Host Auction Venue, the
Avila Beach Resort, in Avila Beach on Saturday, July 12. The 2007
Central Coast Wine Classic reached and topped the holy grail of
charity wine auctions by gaveling over one million dollars in
auction bids, thereby placing the annual food and wine extravaganza
among the top such auctions in America. The comprehensive food, wine
and lifestyle event featured a broad spectrum of activities,
including Dinner at Hearst Castle and multiple fine wine-oriented
educational symposia, luncheons and winery dinners. The 2008
Twenty-Fourth Annual Central Coast Wine Classic intends to be
equally comprehensive and hopefully just as successful. For
tickets, directions and more
16th Annual Winemakers'
Celebration - Monterey, California
Sat - Aug 9, 2008
Join us in Celebrating Monterey’s
Wine Country at the Historic Custom House Plaza in downtown Monterey.
Taste the world class wines from over 45 Monterey County wineries and
boogie to the tunes of the Dennis Murphy Band. Enjoy educational wine
seminars, an extraordinary wine auction and local restaurant delicacies.
Harvest Wine Tour Weekend
Oct 17 - 19, 2008
Harvest is that special time of
year in Paso Robles Wine Country when warm days and cool nights are a buzz
with activity. The vineyards have changed color, blanketing the landscape
in red and gold. Scents of ripened fruit surround you and the echos of
celebration from a hard year’s work fill the air. The harvested fruit is
set to begin its transformation into premium Paso Robles wine and you are
invited to come celebrate the beginning of the new vintage. More
Annual Harvest Celebration
Nov 7-9th, 2008
Our annual Harvest Celebration in beautiful Avila Beach will be held the
weekend of November 7-9th, 2008. Tickets will go on sale in July! Enjoy
live Jazz music with San Luis Jazz. Taste food and wine from over
30 different restaurants and wineries
Participate in our Live and Silent Auctions. Don't Miss Out!
SLO Vintners and restaurants partnered
to create unique and festive wine and food experiences. Gabrielle
attended the Baileyana Diner.
She enjoyed breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean at Pelican Point
restaurant while celebrating the release of the new 2006 tangent varietals along with
the award winning
Grand Firepeak Cuveé wines. Their Roll out The Barrels winery dinner was
held on Friday May 4th at 7pm. This one-of-a-kind evening featured
both Baileyana and tangent varietals paired with the cuisine of the
Pelican Point restaurant in Pismo Beach. Read the
article, enjoy the
photo gallery and mark your
calendar for next year!
OBISPO VINTNERS: BARRELS in the PLAZA!
This local event was a great opportunity to meet
new people and have some yummy snacks and of course the decadence of
superb local wines. I was honored to be a part of it. You
must check out the photo
gallery of the event!
15th annual Zinfandel Festival
Chef Andres Roman feast and the refreshing wines made for an
Cal Poly Wine Festival 2007
winemakers, to the photo gallery, and our picks for best wines of the
event. Check out the photo gallery and article of this fabulous
light hearted event! You must make it to this event! It is
just so awesome!
Golf Resort, Food and Wine Benefit Gala
Get a glimpse into Past Wine Events. Photo
Galleries. Descriptions of the wine and food pairings that were
served. The local unique culture and more.
Friday evening dinner.
Concurrent with our new Kiara Reserve
release, Sylvester Winery presents our traditional & celebrated fine
food dinner buffet featuring: Alaskan King Crab Legs, Fresh Oysters,
Jumbo Black Tiger Prawns, Tuna Sashimi, Pates, Home Made Pasta, Roasted
Chicago Round, Cannoli, & an array of Artisan Cheese Specialties and
other Goodies presented by the Cheese Store of Beverly Hills.
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years event was awesome please
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