As the long days and bright lights of summer start to fade, a familiar glow stretches out over the rolling hills of Paso Robles. It’s the golden hue of Harvest and the time of year when Wine Country gets down to business!
As grapes from ripened vines are picked and crushed into the next great vintage, the bounty of the season brings with it a mood of gratitude, sparking the ultimate yearly celebration of wine, food, music, and special events. From winemaker lunches and dinners, seminars, grape stomps, barrel tastings, concerts and more, it’s an ongoing party that reaches its high point during Paso Robles’ Harvest Wine Weekend, October 20-22, 2017.
With more than 140 weekend activities it’s the perfect time to get a taste of Paso Robles’ award-winning wines and world-class restaurants without tension or pretension. Check in with your favorite winery to find out what exciting offerings await or visit this page for the full weekend of harvest activities.
Book your stay with us during October and you’ll be treated to a fabulous pairing of local wine and cheeses.
The Perfect Pair — A Wine & Gourmet Cheese Experience
Schedule your arrival date October 1 through October 31, 2017, and mention Promo Code “WINE17” when booking to take advantage of this special package that includes:
- 1 Night Executive Guest Room Accommodations
- 1 Bottle of Le Vigne 2013 Petite Sirah
- 4 oz of Tome Pilota Natural Onetik Cheese
- 2 Complimentary Wine Stems
- 1 Complimentary Wine Key
- Complimentary Tasting Tickets for 2
Package rates as follows are for arrival dates through October 31, 2017. All rates are based on accommodations for 2:
$149 Sunday through Thursday
$179 Friday and Saturday
$209 for Special Event and Holiday Weekends.
Harvest some happiness during Paso Robles’ Harvest Wine Weekend at these participating wineries:
Cass Winery | 7350 Linne Rd., Paso Robles | (805) 239-1730 | www.casswines.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: 11am – 5pm. Spend some time at Cass this Harvest Wine Weekend. Friday night enjoy a Garden Gatsby party with festive hors d’oeuvres, Cass wine and live music by the Martini Lunch Band. Or get your feet a little messy at the all-you-can-eat taco bar and grape stomp Saturday afternoon. Sunday, relax inside and let the experts take you through a wine and cheese-pairing seminar in the barrel room. Menu and tickets are available at www.casswines.com.
Eberle Winery | 3810 Highway 46 East, Paso Robles | (805) 238-9607 | www.eberlewinery.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: 10am – 6pm. On Friday, Gary and Marcy Eberle’s friends at The Rib Line will host an informal, entertaining night of grilled meat and ribs, beans, garlic bread, salad and dessert. Feast the night away and dance to music by Julie Beaver and the Bad Dogs. $75/pp, $60/Cellar Club includes wine. For reservations, please call (805) 238-9607 or email, firstname.lastname@example.org. On Saturday, enjoy wood-fired pizzas and live music at the winery. Sunday features Harvest special tastings, fun and more!
Écluse Wines | 1520 Kiler Canyon Rd., Paso Robles | (805) 238-4999 | www.eclusewines.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: 11am – 4pm. As home of a SF Chronicle’s Sweepstakes Winning Best Red Wine, Écluse invites you to visit their small, family-owned winery to enjoy hand crafted, award-winning Rhône and Bordeaux style wines. They’ll be pouring some newly released 2015s for the first time, as well as opening up their library to showcase earlier acclaimed vintages for this special weekend. You may be lucky and find Steve with the wine thief offering barrel samples. See for yourself why Travel + Leisure named Écluse one of the Top 25 Vineyards in the US!
JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery | 11680 Chimney Rock Rd., Paso Robles | (805) 591-3224 | www.justinwine.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: 10am – 4:30pm. Celebrate the bounty of the harvest season at JUSTIN! Join JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery for a special wine paired dinner prepared by Executive Chef Will Torres and the award winning culinary team of The Restaurant at JUSTIN. The evening will consist of a 30-minute welcome reception with passed appetizers followed by a four-course dinner served with JUSTIN wine, including ISOSCELES. $200pp/$160pp for JUSTIN Wine Society Members. Tickets are limited! Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 3pm enjoy live music and BBQ sandwiches on the beautiful outside patio.
Lone Madrone | 5800 Adelaida Rd., Paso Robles | (805) 238-0845 | www.lonemadrone.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: Friday & Sunday 10:30am – 5pm, Saturday 10:30am – 4:30pm. Embark on a tasting adventure of Fromagerie Sophie’s cheeses and Lone Madrone wines on Saturday. This offering is by reservation only. Please email, email@example.com to reserve your cheese pairing. Food by Osorsio’s Mexican Grill 12pm – 3pm. Escoffier winemaker dinner, Saturday at 7pm. August Escoffier documented thousands of recipes. His archives will be the inspiration for the 2017 Lone Madrone Harvest Wine Weekend Dinner. Burgers by Chef Jeff Scott on Sunday from 12pm – 3pm, with live music by Jill Knight.
Opolo Vineyards | 7110 Vineyard Dr., Paso Robles | (805) 238-9593 | www.opolo.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: Friday & Sunday 10:30am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 5:30pm. Tasting 10am – 5pm , Lunch 11am – 4pm. Get ready to kick off your shoes and stomp grapes to celebrate the end of Harvest with Opolo! The Harvest Dinner and Grape Stomp is Friday and Saturday night. Don’t miss your chance to feast on whole roasted lamb, sarma, chicken and all the extras while enjoying folk dancing, grape stomping and award winning Opolo Wines. Call or visit their website for tickets. The celebration doesn’t end with the dinner. Experience their wines, barrel tastings, Distillery tastings and famous festival lunch.
Peachy Canyon Winery | 1480 N. Bethel Rd., Templeton | (866) 335-1918 | www.peachycanyon.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: 10am – 5pm. Share a glass with Peachy Canyon Winery this Harvest Wine Weekend! Live music will be playing from 1pm – 4pm in the gazebo during the festivities, with Kenny Taylor kicking things off Friday, String Thing on Saturday, and Two for the Road closing us out on Sunday. The winery will have their standard flight of wine for $10 at the tasting room, as well as a customized wine and cheese flight for $15. And while you’re stopping by, don’t forget to ask about Peachy’s library wines plucked from the owner’s personal stash – they’re sure to be absolutely divine.
Pelletiere Estate Vineyard & Winery | 3280 Township Rd., Paso Robles | (805) 239-9432 | www.pelletiere.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: 11am – 5pm. Join vintner Janis Denner, Friday – Sunday, for a rustic Italian tour and tasting, as she walks you through the stages of harvest and the early steps of winemaking. Discover the pleasure of rare Italian varieties as you stroll the vineyard. Ascend to a picturesque hilltop overlooking the surrounding vineyard and enjoy casual Italian fare. The tasting and tour will conclude in Pelletiere’s beautifully appointed tasting room. Cost is $25/pp. Each tour is limited to 26 people and starts at 11am. Reservations are required and can be made on the website or by calling the tasting room.
San Marcos Creek Vineyard & Winery | 7750 N. Hwy. 101, Paso Robles | (805) 467-9260 | sanmarcoscreek.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: 11am – 5pm. San Marcos Creek is swinging open the doors with a Harvest Wine Weekend open house. Free wine tasting all weekend long with live music from Hogoboom and Friends and Chicago-style pizza from the famous Zachary’s Pizza in Oakland on Saturday ($6/Slice). They’ll be pouring their LA International Wine Competition- 95 point Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and SF International Wine Competition- 94 point Estate Cabernet Franc. While at San Marcos Creek enjoy roaming peacocks, bocce ball, staying at the Inn or Villa, all while sipping award-winning wines. Join the wine club and receive 35% off your first purchase.
Tooth & Nail Winery | 3090 Anderson Rd., Paso Robles | (805) 369-6100 | rabblewine.com
Harvest Wine Weekend Hours: Friday 10am – 9pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am – 6pm. Storm the Castle Friday Night Live, 5pm – 9pm: Live music, food and wine pairings, plus new releases all served up in a castle! Saturday 10am – 6pm, enjoy free live music paired with world-class wines and some great food pairings on the tasting terrace. Sunday, do not miss Anti Brunch from 10am – 1pm, and live music from 1pm – 4pm. Enjoy complimentary donuts from Twisted and Glazed Donuts paired with Tooth and Nail wines. With wine and donuts who needs brunch?
Don’t miss the excitement and celebration of Harvest in Paso Robles Wine Country! With 100+ events spanning three incredible days at participating wineries, it’s an experience not to be forgotten. Stay with us during October and mention Promo Code “WINE17” when booking to enjoy The Perfect Pair — A Wine & Gourmet Cheese Experience.