With a new month comes a new list of local events, and another major wine event in Paso Robles! Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend will take place March 20-22 at various Paso Robles locations. As your Central Coast real estate agent, I’m here to fill you in on the details, so you can purchase tickets and plan ahead for a fun weekend full of Zinfandel!
Zinfandel wines are Paso’s heritage variety. Included in the weekend of celebration is a Zin seminar, a Z After Party, winery events, and new this year, Zincursions! Here’s the scoop on each event:
Vintage Paso: Zinposium Seminar – This takes place on Friday, March 20, from 3-4:30 p.m. at Castoro Cellars. Ticket price is $45. Learn all about Paso Robles Zinfandels from a panel of five local winemakers. This year’s theme is Old Vine & Wine.
Vintage Paso: Z After Party – This also takes place on March 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Allegretto Vineyard Resort. Ticket price is $45. If you purchase a ticket to the Z After Party and the Zinposium, you save $10. At the Z After Party, enjoy an intimate tasting of Zinfandel and Zinfandel blended wines from 26 of Paso’s Zin specialists. Also enjoy live music, cheese and charcuterie, and sweet treats.
Vintage Paso: Zincursions – New this year, various Zincursions will be available for wine adventurers to experience on Sunday, March 22! Tickets cost $50. Options include:
1. Old Vine Farming and Blending – At Turley Wine Cellars, watch a pruning demo of nearly 100-year-old vines and learn how Turley blends different lots of Zinfandel to get the best expressions. These are hands-on experiences, so from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., you get to be a winemaker for a day.
2. One Iconic Vineyard, Four Iconic Brands – Dusi Vineyard supplies highly regarded fruit to some of Paso’s best wineries. Taste wine made from these legendary vines from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., including Barton Family Wines, Glunz Family Winery & Cellars, Tobin James Cellars, and J Dusi Wines.
3. Winemaker Luncheon with Steve Anglim – This will take place at Bovino Vineyards from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn how Bovino’s winemaker, Steve Anglim, creates wines from 16 varietals planted over 40 acres. Enjoy a vineyard tour and tasting, along with lunch overlooking the vineyard.
If you’d like to attend one of these Vintage Paso: Zinfandel Weekend events, purchase tickets early! Tickets are not available at the door and you must be 21 or up to attend. Keep your eyes open for another upcoming blog post of ours, where we will fill you in on the numerous events taking place at wineries throughout the Paso Robles region that weekend.
When ready to achieve your Central Coast real estate goals this spring, give our Oak Shores Realty team a call! We are here and ready to answer your questions and to guide you through the entire home-selling and/or home-buying process.
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