Harvest Wine Weekend October 2013 – Paso Robles, CA

On September 9, 2013, in Announcement, Events, by Mrs SNFoodies

L'Aventure Winery - Photo Courtesy of Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance

L'Aventure Winery - Photo Courtesy of Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance

Harvest marks the end of the growing season and social importance of this event makes it the focus of many seasonal celebrations. For the central coast of California, such an event is the Harvest Wine Weekend in Paso Robles. The 2013 Harvest Wine Weekend will take place October 18 – 20, with more than 130 participating wineries. This is an opportunity for wine enthusiasts and novices alike, to enjoy the fruits of the winemakers’ labor and taste the new vintages. Paso Robles is idyllic at this time of year with grape leaves changing colors and expected temperatures in the mid to high 70s.

Many wineries will have special tastings, live music, winemaker dinners and much more. However, some wineries are getting creative in 2013, bringing new and different activities, educational opportunities and hands-on fun for Harvest Wine Weekend.

Below are the events planned by some of our favorite wineries.

J. LOHR VINEYARDS & WINES
6169 Airport Road, Paso Robles
805.239.8900

FRIDAY: Join in on the fun of a Cahoots-style lobster feed. Enjoy lobster, prawns, corn on the cob,
artichokes and much more! Select J. Lohr wines will be poured. Reservations required. 6:30 p.m.
$85/pp; $75/Club members.

SATURDAY: Club members and their guests receive VIP treatment in an exclusive tented area. Library
wines, barrel samples, snacks and music will be available between 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Complimentary, but
R.S.V.P. required.

SUNDAY: Enjoy pulled pork sandwiches, salad and dessert by Killereatz with a glass of select J. Lohr
wine in a tented area. Served from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Reservations recommended. $22.50/pp; $20/
Club members.

L’AVENTURE WINERY
2815 Live Oak Road, Paso Robles
805.227.1588

FRIDAY – SUNDAY: Come enjoy the harvest spirit of L’Aventure at our Harvest Wine Weekend open
house where we will be showing our 100% estate grown 2011 vintage. You will experience the spirit
of L’Aventure first hand through our winemaker Stephan Asseo’s Cabernet Sauvignon/Syrah/Petit
Verdot Paso blends, Optimus and Estate Cuvée. Visit us and enjoy Paso Robles’s adventurous spirit
materialized in world class, balanced red blends.

JUSTIN VINEYARDS & WINERY
11680 Chimney Rock Road, Paso Robles
805.591.3224

FRIDAY – SUNDAY: Come taste our Cabernet Sauvignons and Bordeaux blends artfully paired with
cheeses from local cheese maker, Central Coast Creamery. Stop by Saturday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to meet
award-winning cheese maker, Reggie Jones. Lunch available Friday - Saturday, brunch Sunday. Call for
Saturday dinner reservations.

FRIDAY: Join us in celebrating the bounty of the Central Coast at our five-course JUSTIN wine paired
harvest dinner hosted in our beautiful Barrel Chai and caves. Please call or visit the events section of
our website for more details. Call early, this event will sell out! $150/pp; $120/Club members.

TURLEY WINE CELLARS
2900 Vineyard Drive, Templeton
805.434.1030

FRIDAY – SUNDAY: Please join us as we celebrate the bountiful harvest of 2013 from some of the
most historic Zinfandel and Petite Syrah vineyards in Paso Robles, with vines ranging in age from
70 – 120-years-old.

VINA ROBLES WINERY
3700 Mill Road, Paso Robles
805.227.4812

FRIDAY: Dive into harvest with the Vina Robles family. Get a feet-on harvest experience as you stomp
your own grapes and then imprint your feet on a commemorative t-shirt. Your labors will be rewarded
with a festive dinner prepared by our winery chef, accompanied by live music. $80/pp; $70/Club members.

SATURDAY: Celebrate our 7th Annual Swiss Days, as we take you on a culinary trip through Switzerland. Stroll among the market stands in our courtyard, each serving a traditional Swiss dish. The afternoon will
be complemented by Vina Robles estate wines and live music. 1 – 4 p.m. $25/pp; $20/Club members

PASO UNDERGROUND
1140 Pine Street, Downtown Paso Robles • 805.237.0799
www.pasounderground.com

HARVEST WINE WEEKEND:
Deep in the hills of westside Paso, there is a group of winemakers
crafting small lots of critically acclaimed wines that rarely reach the public eye before being sold out.
Now four of Paso’s most lauded, up-and-coming winemakers have joined together to form the collective
tasting room, Paso Underground. Join the winemakers at their “garage” space in Downtown Paso Robles
to taste wines from Aaron, Clos Solene, Edmond August and Turtle Rock Vineyards. Each winemaker
produces less than 500 cases each year, utilizing fruit from the very best vineyards in
Paso Robles. Open by appointment and on select weekends until sold out

For more information about the participating wineries, tours, activities and lodging please visit http://www.pasowine.com/files/2013PasoRoblesHarvestBrochureWeb.pdf

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