Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend and the 37th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival
December 13, 2018 (Paso Robles, CA) – Tickets for Paso Robles Wine Country’s marquee events are now on sale at www.pasowine.com. The annual celebration of Paso’s heritage variety, Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend is scheduled for March 15-17, 2019. Paso Robles’ signature wine event, the Paso Robles Wine Festival celebrates its 37th year on May 16-19, 2019. Now is the time to plan, for Paso Wine, in 2019.
Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend begins on Friday, March 15 with Zinposium, a Zin-focused seminar in downtown Paso Robles at the Paso Robles Inn Ballroom. Moderated by iconic winemaker, Neil Collins, owner and winemaker of Lone Madrone, a panel of winemakers will discuss dry farming Zinfandel and Zin blended wines. This seated tasting is guaranteed to be educational and entertaining.
In the evening, the ballroom transforms into a lounge atmosphere for Z After Party. Join up to 20 Paso wineries for a savory walk-around Zinfandel tasting, complemented by a fantastic selection of desserts and live jazz. This intimate tasting is sure to sell out with 80 seats for Zinposium and 175 tickets for Z After Party. Advance purchase only.
Zinfandel Weekend continues on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17 with more than 100 wineries holding their own individual events throughout Paso Robles Wine Country. Visit www.pasowine.com to search by winery, activity or day to plot a course for Zin.
The Paso Robles Wine Festival returns May 16-19, 2019 with the 37th annual celebration of everything Paso Robles wine. Wine Fest kicks-off Thursday, May 16, 2019 with Winemaker Dinners, each featuring multiple winemakers at the table with their wines paired with the cuisine of two iconic Paso Robles restaurants, Thomas Hill Organics and The Hatch. On Friday, May 17, RESERVE delights a limited gathering of wine and food lovers with Library, Reserve, White/Rosé, and Barrel Sample wines, complemented by fresh and local gourmet bites.
The following day, Saturday, May 18, begins with a Winemaker Seminar. The topic is under wraps for now but promises to be a fun discussion and tasting. The day culminates with the Wine Festival Grand Tasting in the Paso Robles Downtown City Park. This unique outdoor tasting features 70+ wineries arranged by “regions” (Bordeaux-style, Rhône-style, Zinfandel, Burgundian-style, Italian varieties, and Other Wild Wines) with wineries pouring their best. In the picnic area and gazebo, live music will provide the perfect atmosphere to enjoy a beautiful summer day sipping Paso Robles wines.
Back by popular demand, the 2019 Wine Festival will feature complimentary food tasting from the region’s best chefs and caterers. Visit www.pasowine.com often to see updates on who will be sampling their delicious creations. Creativity abounds with the return of a limited lineup of handpicked artisan merchants. These entrepreneurs will offer a selection of unique local and wine country themed products.
Sunday, May 19 of Wine Festival weekend encourages people to travel beyond the Park to explore more than 100 winery events throughout the weekend including winemaker dinners, live music, barrel samples, and so much more!
Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend, March 15-17, 2019
- Zinposium Seminar – $40
- Z After Party – $40
- Combo: Zinposium Seminar & Z After Party – $70
- Tickets available here – https://pasowine.com/events/vintage-paso-zinfandel-weekend/
37th Annual Paso Robles Wine Festival, May 16- 19, 2019
- Winemaker Dinners – Thomas Hill Organics ($125), The Hatch ($100)
- Combo: Friday, RESERVE & Saturday, Grand Tasting, Early Entry – $145 ($135 until March 15)
- RESERVE only – $90
- Saturday, Grand Tasting, Early Entry (12 p.m.) – $90 ($80 until March 15)
- Saturday, Grand Tasting, General Admission (1 p.m.) – $70 ($60 until March 15)
- Winemaker Seminar (10:30 a.m.) – $25
- Designated Driver (Grand Tasting, 1 p.m.) – $25
- Locals Only Ticket (1 p.m.) – $50 (until March 15)
- Early Bird Pricing applied to Combo, Early Entry or General Admission Tickets only, with $10 savings
- Early Bird Offer and Locals Only Ticket Expires March 15, 2019
During Paso Robles Wine Country event weekends, visitors and locals alike are encouraged to travel beyond the park to visit the more than 100 wineries that host special activities including winemaker dinners, food pairings, barrel tastings, winery and vineyard tours, and much more. Visit www.pasowine.com to plan a complete Paso Robles Wine Country experience, including lodging, restaurants, transportation, and more things to explore.
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 (Insta), #PasoWine, #VintagePaso, #PasoWineFest