My Itinerary:

GRAND TASTING TOUR: MID-PENINSULA - APRIL 21 - 23

Tasting Events to Take Place in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Redwood City

Winemakers of Paso Robles Converge on the SF Bay Area / Mid-Peninsula

 

Paso Robles Wine Country, one of the nation’s premier wine producing regions, hits the road for its 2010 National Grand Tasting Tour with a first ever visit to the SF Bay Area / Mid-Peninsula areas of Menlo Park, Palo Alto and Redwood City.  More than 30 winemakers from Paso Robles will converge on Sacramento in a number of scheduled tasting events and you are invited to take advantage of any one of these opportunities to meet the winemakers and taste the distinct and different wines of Paso Robles Wine Country.

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TRADE AND MEDIA TASTING

THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010
QUADRUS CONFERENCE CENTER
2400 SAND HILL ROAD, MENLO PARK
www.quadrusconference.com

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This event is complimentary and open to qualified trade and media only.  For questions, please call Christopher Taranto at the Alliance office - 805.239.8463.

SEMINAR - 1 – 2 P.M.
Sara Schneider, Wine Editor of Sunset Magazine, will moderate “Paso: The High / Low Split” – a seminar that explores a cross section of Paso Robles wines and the excellent quality to value that exists from this award winning region. Three top Paso Robles winemakers, Ancient Peaks Winery, Clayhouse Wines, and J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines , will demonstrate Paso’s quality and value at two distinct price points. Attendance is limited so reserve your seat early.

WALK AROUND TRADE TASTING - 2 – 5 P.M.
Winemakers, proprietors and representatives from more than 30 Paso Robles wineries will showcase a sample of their portfolios. Come meet or reacquaint yourself with the many new brands of Paso Robles Wine Country. This complimentary tasting is open to all members of the wine buying trade and food and wine media.
 

PASO ROBLES WINE COUNTRY GRAND TASTING

THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010
QUADRUS CONFERENCE CENTER
2400 SAND HILL ROAD, MENLO PARK
www.quadrusconference.com
 

GRAND TASTING - 6 – 8 p.m.
Over 30 winery and hospitality representatives from Paso Robles will feature more than 150 wines at this unique venue overlooking Menlo Park.  Wineries will showcase a sample of their portfolio that best exemplifies the over 40 varietals (and blends thereof) from Paso Robles Wine Country.  Appetizers to be provided by Quadrus Catering.  Admission is $45 per person in advance, $55 at the door (Cash Only).  Please call 800.549.WINE (9463) with any questions.

(Event attendance is limited, advance purchase highly recommended)

WINEMAKER DINNERS

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2010
Join us for a unique winemaker dinner where we pair five Paso Robles wineries Palo Alto hotspot - PAMPAS.  Meet the winemakers and/or owners and experience how the creative culinary talent of PAMPAS pairs with the premium wines of Paso Robles.

PAMPAS
529 Alma Street, Palo Alto
www.pampaspaloalto.com
Reservations: 650.327.1323
Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Price: $65
Participating Wineries - Clavo Cellars, Clayhouse Wines, kukkula, Silver Horse Winery, and Peachy Canyon Winery.
 

RETAIL TASTING

FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
K & L Wine Merchants in Redwood City will host an intimate retailer tasting open to the public from 5 - 6:30 p.m.  Guests will have the opportunity to taste wines from four Paso Robles wineries hand-selected by K & L.  Visit K & L Wine Merchants for more detail.

K & L Wine Merchants
3005 El Camino Real, Redwood City
www.klwines.com
650.364.8544
Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Wineries: Ancient Peaks Winery, Four Vines Winery, kukkula, and Vina Robles.

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