Sandwiched between Spring and Summer, the lovely month of May is one of the most pleasant times of the year to visit Paso Robles Wine Country. Winter is a distant memory, the vines are growing fast, and we’re breaking out the shorts and t-shirts in anticipation of warmer days to come.
As tourist season gets underway, a delightful assortment of activities and events beckon – from sunny days at the lakes to lively festivals and treats for Mom’s special day. A visit to Wine Country in May is the perfect way to kick-off a legendary summer!
Book your stay with us during the month of May and you’ll be treated to a fabulous pairing of local wine and cheeses:
The Perfect Pair — A Paso Robles Wine & Gourmet Cheese Experience
Schedule your arrival date May 1 through May 31, 2017, and mentionPromo Code “WINE17” when booking to take advantage of this special package that includes:
- 1 Night Stay in an Executive Guest Room at Adelaide Inn
- 1 Bottle of Award Winning Broken Earth Winery Merlot
- 4 oz Istara Petite Basque Gourmet Cheese
- 2 Logo’d Wine Stems
- 1 Logo’d Wine Key
- Complimentary Tasting Tickets for 2 to Broken Earth Winery
All rates are based on accommodations for two:
- $149 Sunday through Thursday
- $179 Friday and Saturday
- $209 for Special Event and Holiday Weekends
Click here to book your stay with The Perfect Pair promotion.
And while you’re here, explore the abundance of Paso Robles Wine Country including spectacular scenery, exciting events, gifts and specialty shops, and wine and foodie indulgences you’ll savor for a lifetime.
Cheers to Mom! Celebrate Mother’s Day in Paso Robles | May 14, 2017
Want to make Mom feel extra special this Mother’s Day? Honor her with a decadent Wine Country celebration of tastings, treats and fun. These wineries are planning something special just for Mom:
CASTORO CELLARS | Lazy Locals Concert | 11am-4pm
Bring family and friends to Castoro on Mother’s Day and help them jump-start their Lazy Locals Concert series featuring singer-songwriter duo, “Rewined”. There will be wine available and food to purchase from Choco’s Mexican Grill.
DONATELLI FAMILY VINEYARD | Mother’s Day Wine & Cupcake Pairing | 11am-3pm
Donati Family Vineyard is teaming up with Lickety Split Bakery to bring you a truly unique tasting. Enjoy a flight of Donati Family Vineyard wines paired with gourmet mini cupcakes served in their Tasting Lounge or at the Bar. Flights are $25 per person and can be purchased in advance online or by calling the Tasting Room 805-238-0676.
PELLETIERE ESTATE VINEYARD & WINERY | Mother’s Day Wine & Cupcake Pairing | 11am-5pm
Say ‘thanks’ to mom for all that she does and treat her to a day of wine tasting and cupcake pairings. This special tasting features the winery’s latest releases along with locally made gourmet cupcakes. No reservations required. Tasting $15/pp.
VINA ROBLES WINERY | Mother’s Day Art & Wine Bar Luncheon | 11am – 2pm
The Vina Robles Art & Wine Bar is a unique combination of crafting and wine party during which you will create your very own piece of art. Resident artist Joan Martin Fee will guide you step-by-step through the process of creating a beautiful mosaic necklace.
The afternoon includes a glass of sparkling wine, lunch and materials. No experience necessary. Tickets are $50/pp; $40/Wine Club members. Visit www.vinarobles.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
PASO ROBLES WINE FESTIVAL | May 18 – 21, 2017
Marking its 35th year, the annual Paso Robles Wine Festival celebrates the wines and winemakers who’ve made this region a celebrated, wine lover’s vacation destination. Kicking off Thursday, May 18, with a selection of Winemaker Dinners, the festival continues throughout the weekend with seminars, live music, library and barrel samples, food and wine pairings, and so much more!
On Saturday, May 20, join over 70 wineries as they come together in the Downtown City Park to showcase their wines during the Grand Tasting. Arranged by “regions,” wineries will offer a seamless tasting experience of Bordeaux-style, Rhône-style, Zinfandel, Burgundian-style, Italian varieties and more. Browse vendors’ unique wine country wares while you enjoy live music and delicious bites from the area’s best chefs. Click here for the full schedule and to purchase tickets to individual events.
Adding to the fun, over 100 wineries will be hosting activities and tastings throughout the weekend in their tasting rooms! Click here for a brochure of participating wineries.
GREAT WESTERN BICYCLE RALLY | May 26 – 29
This four-day festival of all things cycling has something for everyone! From fun kids and family activities, to group rides at idyllic locations throughout Paso Robles. The scheduled rides include Wine Tasters Tours that offer a chance to discover local wineries with a wine expert and a stop for lunch, Gravel Grinder tour of Paso’s dirt roads, a Salsa Ride with two different pace options; mild and hot, and several fully marked routes that wind through scenic Paso Robles Wine Country and back.
When you’re done peddling, check out the Cycling Village that showcases some of the best finds in cycling accessories, services, clothing and equipment. And if you’ve worked up a hunger for locally grown, raised, baked and created products, stop by the Artisan Market that features an amazing selection of food and craft vendors.
With so much to do, see and enjoy in May, Paso Robles Wine Country is the perfect place to kick-start the summer season! Book your May stay with us today and remember to use promo code “WINE17” to receive our special package: The Perfect Pair – A Wine & Gourmet Cheese Experience.