My Itinerary:



BlendFest Grand Tasting 

Saturday, January 14, 1 - 3 p.m. and 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy 90 unique wines from 32 Paso Robles wineries in the charming Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, CA along the Highway 1 Discovery Route.

Registered Cambria and San Simeon lodging guests get VIP treatment - enter the Grand Tasting sessions 30 minutes ahead of scheduled start times by showing your room key at the event entrance!
Afternoon Session: 1 - 3 p.m.
Admission: $45 
Wine & cheese
Sunset Session: 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $65 
Wine, cheese, and bites from The Pairing Knife
  • Mini Stuffed Portobellos with Kale and Finished with Pesto and Aged Cheddar
  • Mini Ceviche Tostada with Shrimp and Mango and a Chipotle Crema
  • Smoked Brisket on Bruschetta with a Pomegranate Reduction and Topped with Fried Onions
  • Pork and Persimmon Skewers with a Red Wine BBQ Sauce

Sunday Seminars

Sunday, January 15

Blending Seminars & Lunch @ 10:00 a.m.
Try your hand at blending wine at the BlendFest Blending Seminars held at the Cavalier Oceanfront Resort in San Simeon, CA!

Session 1: Blend Bordeaux varieties (e.g, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot) with winemakers from the Paso Robles Cab Collective

Session 2: Blend Rhone varieties (e.g., Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre) with winemakers from the Paso Robles Rhone Rangers

Enjoy your creation over lunch, provided by Higgies World BBQ

  • Smoked Pulled Pork or Tri-Tip
  • Sweet Beans
  • Spicy Carolina Coleslaw
  • Green Salad
  • Garlic Bread

Winemaker Dinner 

Friday, January 13 @ 6:30 p.m.
Robin's Restaurant, Cambria 

Enjoy a perfectly paired meal with seven of Paso's most fabulous winemakers.

At this Winemaker Dinner, you get to pick your host winemaker. Get your tickets now, since only 56 seats are available (8 seats per winery). 

BlendFest Brunch

All Weekend
Enjoy a special BlendFest brunch menu perfectly with Paso wines. This pre-fixe menu is available all weekend at Robin's Restaurant in Cambria. Featured wines coming soon! 

Tickets for the 2017 BlendFest on the Coast are NOT available for purchase by visiting or calling the Alliance office or participating partners. Please use the links above to purchase tickets. ALL TICKET HOLDERS MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE; ID will be required to enter. All tickets sold separately. Although adorable, pets are not allowed at the event. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. Service fees are included in ticket prices above.