Early Bird Discount Saves $10, Locals Save $20 per Ticket
Paso Robles, CA (March 8, 2018) The only discounts available to the Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival expire on Thursday, March 15. The Paso Robles Wine Festival is the marquee showcase for everything Paso Robles wine, with four combined events and more than 100 individual activities at the region’s wineries. The Early Bird discount offers a $10 savings to three ticket options for the Paso Robles Wine Festival set to take place May 17 – 20, 2018. Locals save $20 on the Grand Tasting general admission ticket with the Locals Only discount.
On Thursday, May 17 the Paso Robles Wine Festival weekend kicks off with Winemaker Dinners. Featured restaurants include Thomas Hill Organics restaurant and The Hatch Rottisserie and Bar. These dinners feature up to four different winemakers pouring their wines to a limited seating audience. Thomas Hill Organics features wine-paired courses for each winemaker, and The Hatch highlights large format bottles with their family style cuisine. Tickets are $100 – $125. These all-inclusive per seat dinners are certain to sell out.
Wine Fest weekend continues with the RESERVE event held Friday, May 18 from 4 – 6:30 p.m. This is an intimate tasting where wineries offer two of their best wines within four categories: Library, Reserve, White/Rosé, and Futures. Attendees enjoy fare from local restaurants and chefs as the perfect complement to the wines. Combo RESERVE tickets are $135 Early Bird pricing ($145 after March 15), which provide the festival goer access to RESERVE on Friday, May 18 and early entry to the Grand Tasting on Saturday, May 19.
Saturday, May 19 is the 36th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival Grand Tasting. This signature event brings together 70 wineries sharing their wines in the idyllic setting of the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. The festival will again feature food samples for all ticketed attendees and local artisan merchants, as well as bands at both ends of the park. Early entry ticket holders access the park at 12 p.m. for $80 ($90 after March 15). A limited amount of early entry tickets are available, ensuring a more exclusive experience. The Festival Ticket – $60 with the Early Bird discount ($70 after March 15) – allows entry at 1 p.m., to the conclusion of the event at 4 p.m. The Locals Only discount offers San Luis Obispo County residents a $50 Festival Ticket ($70 after March 15).
Every wine has a story and at the Winemaker Seminar, on Saturday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m., a group of five winemakers will share the story behind the label. Guaranteed to be a fun and educational experience, the panel will tell their tale beyond the science of the wine. This seated tasting is held at the Paso Robles Inn Ballroom (1103 Spring Street, Paso Robles across the street from the Paso Robles Wine Festival). Seats are $25 each, limited to 75 attendees.
Wine Festival weekend continues Sunday, May 20 with events at over 100 Paso Robles wineries. Activities range from open houses, to live music, vineyard hikes, food pairings, and barbecues. Visit www.pasowine.com to search by activity, winery, or day.
ABOUT PASO ROBLES WINE COUNTRY ALLIANCE
The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance represents wineries, growers, and businesses in Paso Robles Wine Country. Centrally located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, along California’s Central Coast, Paso Robles Wine Country is California’s third largest wine region. It encompasses more than 40,000 vineyard acres and 200 wineries. For more information, visit www.pasowine.com. @pasorobleswine, #pasowine, #pasowinefest