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2018

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER

Saturday, Sept. 8


Caliza & Farmstead Winemaker Dinner

Please join Caliza at 6:30 p.m. as they continue their 10-year anniversary celebration, this time at local favorite Farmstead Kitchen in downtown Paso Robles. Winemaker Carl Bowker will present a special collection of current and pre-release wines, expertly paired with an amazing four-course dinner prepared by owner and Chef John McDevitt.

Tickets are $130 per person, including tax and gratuity. Seats are extremely limited. To reserve your tickets, call Farmstead Kitchen at 805-369-2705. Farmstead Kitchen is located at 1344 Park Street in Paso Robles.

Croma Vera two year Anniversary and Grand Reopening

Come celebrate with Croma Vera! Join them  Saturday, Sept. 8, at their new tasting room where they will celebrate two years of having a tasting room and the grand opening of their new location at the head of the wine trail in San Luis Obispo.

During the party enjoy half off wines by the glass, two wine tasting flights for the price of one. 10 percent off wines by the bottle and delicious appetizers by Fromagerie Sophie.

Please RSVP with the number in your party by Sept. 4 for catering purposes to mindy@cromavera.com. Croma Vera's New Tasting Room is located at  3592 Broad Street, Ste. 106 in San Luis Obispo.

Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16


Whale Rock Music & Arts Festival

Don't miss two days of wine-loving, peace and jammin' in the vines at Castoro Cellars. Bands, yoga, art, wine, craft beer, kids activities and more. With music by Aloe Blacc, Lake Street Dive, Fruition, Org┼Źne, Con Brio, Rayland Baxter, Joey Dosik and many more. Do not miss out on the premier music event on the Central Coast. For tickets and more information, visit www.whalerockmusicfestival.com.

Saturday, Sept. 15


Sangiovese Private Vertical Tasting

Experience a private reserve vertical wine tasting at noon. Vintner Janis Denner, will guide you through an Italian vertical tasting of estate grown Sangiovese from four different vintages, beginning with the exquisite 2014 and ending with an exclusive barrel tasting of 2017. This seated tasting will take place in our private barrel room and is by reservation only. Advanced reservations are required. Seating is limited to 10 people maximum. $45 per person. Pelletiere Estate Vineyard & Winery is located at 3280 Township Road in Paso Robles.

Continuing Tobin James Cellars 30th Anniversary

Come celebrate with Tobin James Cellars, as they continue to celebrate their 30th Anniversary from 7 to 11 p.m. This year includes a special concert by Elton (the early years.) Chef Marc will have the pizza oven blazin’ and this years menu includes oysters, tenderloins, Baby Back Ribs and so much more. Tickets are exclusive to Tobin James Cellars Wine Club Members and are $139 per person plus tax. For membership questions contact 805-239-2204. Tobin James Cellars is located at  8950 Union Road, 9 miles east of 101 at 46E in Paso Robles.

Sunday, Sept. 16


Wine Seminar: For the Love of Syrah

Cass Winery offers the perfect educational venue to become an advanced taster and wine aficionado. Katie Bay, Certified Specialist of Wine and Level II Sommelier will guide you from 1 to 3 p.m. through a lively, sensory experience that includes analysis, discussion and tasting of wine.

By the end of the session, you too will see how discovering the nuances of wine can be simple and above all fun. These public seminars are offered on a monthly basis, andare limited to 16 guests. Tickets are $35. Cass Winery is located at 7350 Linne Rd. in  Paso Robles.

Friday, Sept. 21


Sip and Craft: Wine and Whiskers Pet Portraits

Broken Earth is excited for their next Sip and Craft event from 6 to 8:30 p.m. , an ongoing craft series held in the Café at the winery. Broken Earth provides the most important part of crafting – the wine.

The event will be hosted by 805 Art Social artist Karen Blaney. She will be walking all crafters through the process of painting their pet.

Each crafter will be provided with a sketch of their pet on canvas to paint the night of the event. We ask that all attendees send three well lit photos of their pet to michelle@brokenearthwinery.com by Aug. 31 so your pet sketch can be ready in time. A glass of wine is included with ticket. *One pet per painting please. Tickets $50 per wine club member or $55 per person. Broken Earth Winery and Tasting Room is located at 5625 Highway 46 East in Paso Robles.

Sept. 22


Harvest Pig Roast: 
An Outdoor Dinner Celebration In Niner WIne Estates’ Olive Grove

Niner Wine Estates is throwing the ultimate outdoor BBQ to celebrate the beginning of the 2018 Harvest. They have partnered with local producer Charter Oak to roast a locally raised pig as the centerpiece of the meal and the Chefs will be up bright and early that morning to bury it in the ground for 14 hours of slow roasting. The pig will be wrapped in the estates own grapes leaves, Jack Creek Farm apples and our Mourvedre grapes and unearthed at the beginning of the evening.

The rest of the meal will be cooked outdoors on our BBQ with Dutch Oven potatoes two ways, a garden greens salad and roasted seasonal vegetables. Niner Wine Estates Winemaking team will be raiding their Library Collection of wines to find rare and seldom poured wines that will complement the meal and give guests a taste of some of their best wines. Event is from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $150 per person and $125 per Wine Club member. Niner Wine Estates - Olive Grove is located at 2400 Highway 46 West in Paso Robles.

20th anniversary Gala at Brochelle Vineyards

Brochelle Vineyards takes great pleasure in announcing this special event, as they embark on a very significant milestone and would be honored if you would be a part of their celebration. They would like to formally invite you to their 20th Anniversary Celebration and Winemakers Dinner on Sept. 22 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. They are hosting this special evening at CaliPaso, a luxurious private Inn nestled in the rolling hills and vineyards of Paso Robles. This is a White Party, so come dressed in white to commemorate this special evening. Dine and dance under the stars – it is sure to be a memorable evening.

The evening will be highlighted by a four-course gourmet extravaganza prepared by French-trained Chef Chris Krotke. Brochelle wines will be expertly paired with each course. Tickets are $169 and are limited, so reserve early.  CaliPaso Inn is located at 4230 Buena Vista Drive in Paso Robles.

Sunset Soiree for Piedras Blancas Light Station

The Pacific Coast Wine Trail will host an intimate Sunset Soiree at the Light Station in San Simeon from 4 to 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the newly renovated Fog Signal Building. Guests will be treated to fine wine from six wineries, wood fired pizzas by Bear & The Wren, live music by Marcus DiMaggio and a spectacular sunset over the Pacific. Proceeds from ticket sales and silent auction will be used for restoration projects and educational outreach at the Light Station. Tickets are $85 per person. Limited ticket availability. Piedras Blancas Light Station is located at 15950 Cabrillo HWY in San Simeon.

Members annual blending party at Gelfand Vineyards

Each year, Gelfand Vineyards wine club members join in and help concoct the perfect blend for two of their wines – our Menage a Bunch and SFR. This event is open to all club members at no cost and their guests at $35 per person. A catered lunch is provided for all. Gelfand Vineyards kindly request that children and pets be left with friends and relatives during this blending party.

Gelfand Vineyards is located at 5530 Dresser Ranch Place in Paso Robles.

Derby Vineyard End of Summer Party

Save the date! Derby Wine Estates will be hosting their annual End of Summer Party at the Derby Vineyard on the 46 West at 5 p.m. Join them for New Releases, a dinner catered by Derby Smokehouse, and dessert from Lynn’s Bakery of Cambria. Derby Vineyard is located at 525 Riverside Ave. in Paso Robles. For more information call  805-238-6300 or email christina@derbywineestates.com.

Saturday, Sept. 29


Templeton Oktoberfest

Join us for SLO County's best Oktoberfest. North County will be the place to be Sept. 29, as they roll out the mugs for this beer event.

Don your lederhosen and dirndl and enter in the best-dressed contests. Also now is the time to practice your stein holding and beer chugging skills so you will be ready to win some great prizes.

Leave the kids at home as the inflatables are for the adults to bounce on this time. Corn hole, check. Giant beer pong, check. The Central Coast's best Oktoberfest band Trio Internationale will be kicking up the tunes.

Your ticket will include access to all the great music and fun, and mini mug with unlimited tastings. For the ultimate fun fork out a couple more bucks and get the one-liter mug (required for some contests). One liter mugs will be available for upgrade at the event if not sold out. These are real glass and a great addition to your home as well. Authentic German food items available for purchase from Beda's Biergarten.

Sorry kids, 21 and over for admission to this one. No refunds. This event is rain or shine. More information at www.templetonoktoberfest.com.

Sunday, Oct. 7 


Wine Seminar: The King of Grapes- Cabernet

Cass Winery offers the perfect educational venue to become an advanced taster and wine aficionado. Katie Bay, Certified Specialist of Wine and Level II Sommelier will guide you through a lively, sensory experience that includes analysis, discussion and tasting of wine from 1 to 3 p.m.

By the end of the session, you too will see how discovering the nuances of wine can be simple and above all fun. Seminar is $35 per person.  Cass Winery is located at 7350 Linne Rd in Paso Robles. For more information call 805-239-1730 or email events@casswines.com.

Saturday, Oct. 13


7th Annual Harvest Concert and Party

7th annual Harvest Concert and Party featuring Canadian folk duo Kacy & Clayton all the way from Saskatchewan. Kacy & Clayton recently released their third album, The Siren’s Song produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and recorded at the band’s Chicago studio (The Loft). Rolling Stone calls them a “Rootsy Duo” in this article. Join us on the patio to see this up and coming international touring group.

Doors open at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. and the event goes until 10 p.m.  Delicious dinner buffet, fantastic music and Vine on the Maycrest (VOTM) wine.

Tickets are $75 and $60 for members. Vines on the Marycrest is located at  5076 Mustard Creek Road in Paso Robles. For more information call 805-237-0378 or email jennifer@vinesonthemarycrest.com.

Cioppino & Vino

Cioppino and Vino is a food and wine event that benefits the Paso Robles Children’s Museum. The proceeds help support the Museum’s programs and daily operating expenses. Some of the area's top chefs and wineries will be there to share their delicious Cioppino creations paired with amazing wines from the region. There will also be cheese tastings, a silent and live auction, and and a live jazz band that promises to bring the house down. The chefs will be vying the coveted Judges’ award and the People’s Choice award. This is an annual event that’s not to be missed. Tickets are $65 for general admission and $650 for a Reserved Table for eight. The event is located at the Paso Robles Inn Grand Ballroom, 1103 Spring Street in Paso Robles and goes from 1 to 4 p.m. For more information 805-238-7432 or email jennifer@pasokids.org.

Friday, Oct. 19-Sunday, Oct. 21


Harvest Wine Weekend

Come join 100+ wineries celebrate their vintages. Harvest is the time to visit Paso Robles Wine Country. Try your hand at harvest (including stomping a few grapes), take in the beautiful fall foliage, and enjoy live music, barbeques, barrel samples, and more. Let’s harvest happiness. At various Paso Robles locations visit pasowine.com/events/harvest-wine-weekend/ for more details.