Media Contact: Kristen Nesbitt, Chumeia Vyds.
HIGHWAY 46 EAST WINERIES CELEBRATE 2ND ANNUAL ESPRIT DU VIN
An amazing weekend is planned celebrating the collective spirit and enthusiasm of Paso Robles winemakers showcasing the diversity of the Paso Robles Wineries. The 2nd Annual Esprit du Vin event weekend is scheduled for January 16-19, 2004, announced East side wineries.
To begin the weekend festivities, join the Winemakers of Meridian, Eberle, Chumeia, EOS, Robert Hall, Martin Weyrich and Tobin James for a casual and fun Winemaker Reception. This inaugural event will be held on Friday, January 16 at the luxurious Tuscan style, Villa Toscana, beginning at 6pm. Fraternize with the winemakers while enjoying award-winning wines and hors dâ€™ oeuvres. Cost is $50.
Saturday, join the panel of Winemakers/Proprietors for an enlightening and informative Wine Tasting Summit showcasing their talents, diversities and vineyard/winemaking experiences as well as their award winning wines from 11-12:30 at Meridian Vineyards. Cost is $40.
Throughout the weekend, partake in many exciting events happening at each of the seven participating wineries such as winemaker luncheons and dinners, wine blending experiences and guest chef dinners.
In addition to all these great weekend events, you are welcome to taste and travel to the seven participating wineries with a special complementary E-ticket. A completed E-ticket will then be entered into a drawing to win exciting wine related prizes including a 2-night stay at the extraordinary Villa Toscana.
To purchase tickets to Fridayâ€™s Winemaker Reception or Saturdayâ€™s wine tasting Summit, contact any of the seven participating wineries or the Paso Robles Visitors Center at 805-238-0506; tickets will be available for purchase beginning November 2003. Contact wineries direct for individual event reservations and information. Complimentary E-ticket "passports" are available at each winery, the Paso Robles Visitor Center or print it from the website. Visit www.pasowine46east.com for details on Esprit du Vin events and for links to each winery.