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Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend
March 15 - March 17
Bon Niche Cellars- Enjoy Paso’s heritage grape, Zinfandel, right from the barrel! Open Friday Sunday 11-4pm.
Cinquain Cellars- Join us at the winery for the three-day Open House celebration. We’ll be pouring the full lineup
and serving tasty treats, complimentary to you and your guests. Open Friday-Sunday 12-4pm.
Four Sisters Ranch– Zinfandel weekend we will have live music Saturday, and we will be pouring our new to be released “ knock your socks off” 2016 Zinfandel Estate wine and the last 5 bottles of Limited Edition TOCCARA Red Blend (Zinfandel and Petite Sirah) with a food pairing.
Graveyard Vineyards– Join us for wine, food, live music and fun all weekend long. Bring the kids, the dogs, a picnic and your fihsin pole. Live Music: Friday- Les Beck 1-4pm Saturday-The Belmores 1-4pm Sunday- Duet 1-4pm St. Patricks day Sunday we’ll be wearin’ the green and have the leprechauns snacks while you enjoy your time with us!
Hartley Farms- Enjoyed all that wonderful Zin and need something to pad that stomach for the next winery? Stop by Hartley Farms for our Spiced Blueberry BBQ Meatballs. The Jam Shack will be stocked with tasty treats, and our picnic garden is ready for you! Open Friday-Sunday11am-3pm.
Hearst Ranch Winery- Join us at our Paso Robles Tasting Room as we toast to the regional heritage variety, Zinfandel! To celebrate we will be sampling favorite past vintages of our ‘Carpoforo’ Zinfandel in a Library wine tasting and cheese pairing, Irish-style pizza bites will also be served- Saturday 12pm-3pm. $10 Club Members/$20 Non-Club Members. Enjoy wine tasting all weekend long, tasting room is open daily 11am-5pm.
Locatelli Vineyards & Winery– We will be offering Estate Zinfandel flight from vintages of 2009 up to current release and Barrel Tasting. New releases such as 2014 Estate Zinfandel, 2017 Estate Merlot, and 2015 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon. Case specials/Wine specials. LIVE music Saturday and Sunday featuring The Foppers 12 – 3 pm Saturday, 1 – 4 pm Sunday. Try our delicious wines with a pairing of Chipotle Pork Belly and Deviled Egg Potato Salad.
Lusso Della Terra– Music, food, and a special Blending Seminar are all things you can enjoy during Zinfandel Appreciation Weekend at Lusso Della Terra! We’ll be showcasing our Rose of Zin, along with our other fabulous wines. Enjoy barrel tastings, winery tours, and case specials all weekend long. Join us Saturday for live music, a food truck, and our first blending seminar of the year. Stop by Sunday for a little extra St. Patty’s Day flair!
Mystic Hills Vineyard– Open by appointment only – please call 805.610.1099
Ranchita Canyon Vineyard-Taste our 3 Zinfandels; “Old Vine” Zin, “Thiz-iz-it” Zin, & our traditional Zin planted in 2000; plus, some Zin barrel tasting. A wide range of other wines are available, including all 5 primary Bordeaux varietals & blends, “Old Vine” Petite Sirah, Sangiovese & a Super Tuscan, Grenache & a unique blend with Petite Sirah (our GPS,) 2 Port style wines, & Olive Oil for tasting.
Riverstar Vineyards– Come out to Riverstar for a special vertical flight of estate Zinfandel, ending with a barrel sample of the 2017 vintage. Stay for cheese pairings, zin brownies, and fun outdoor games like cornhole, lifesize pong, and Yahtzee. Family and pet friendly, too!
Tackitt Family Vineyards– Saturday, enjoy live music by friend and local musician Tim Francis out on our patio overlooking the open country from 12-4:00 pm. We’ll have small bites for you to sample or bring a picnic and stay awhile. Try your skill at a game of corn hole or play catch with our Winery Dogs, Harley and Lincoln. In celebration of Zinfest, we’ll be offering Case Special on our 2014 Vintner’s Reserve Zinfandel (93 points, Gold Medal, Los Angeles International Wine Competition) available all weekend long.
Villa San Juliette Vineyard & Winery– Join us to celebrate Zinfandel Weekend with live music, an artisan festival featuring local purveyors, St. Patrick’s Day themed craft bar, and an Irish inspired food menu from the kitchen. Our tasting flight will also feature the newly released 2017 Zinfandel Reserve paired with a complimentary small bite. Artisan Festival 12–4 p.m. Saturday Live music 1–4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Craft Bar 12 – 4 p.m. Sunday Tasting Flight $15/pp
Vino Vargas– Join us for specials: 2 for 1 tasting fee ($10), 10% off 4 bottles or more, 20% off any case. Join the club and save even more. Avoid the crowds and taste from broad selection of wines including newly released 2017 CruZin Zinfandel, 2018 Ole Chardonnay and 2018 Aha Albarino. Relax on the terrace and enjoy the views of vineyard and surrounding hills while sipping on a glass of wine. We will have complimentary Zinfandel infused appetizers like braised short ribs and zin brownies. Open 10-5 daily.