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Experience Vineyard Practices in Motion with more than 150 Events throughout Wine Country

Paso Robles, CA, (October 8, 2009) Paso Robles Wine Country celebrates the 2009 vintage with Harvest Wine Weekend, October 16 – 18, 2009. This neatly packaged weekend showcases the yearly winegrape harvest with a wealth of activities unique to the season and is the idyllic wine country getaway, conveniently located on California’s Central Coast. During Harvest Wine Weekend, wine enthusiasts experience extraordinary and seldom seen crush and harvest activities at individual wineries throughout Paso Robles.

“Harvest in Paso Robles Wine Country is a sensation that can only be experienced among the vines,” said Stacie Jacob, executive director of the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance. “Warmth throughout wine country flourishes, with the buzz of activity surrounding the weekend which is the perfect time to experience the season condensed into three days.”

Indulge in the 2009 harvest season during one long weekend of rarely seen vineyard and crush activities. Take part in a blending seminar, or jump feet first into a two-ton grape stomp. The weekend is designed for wine enthusiasts to hand-pick activities and tailor make their itinerary; the most valuable indulgence of all!

Harvest Wine Weekend happens during the busiest time of year in Paso Robles Wine Country, providing an opportunity for consumers to see the winemaking process in action. More than 130 wineries open their doors for an array of events, including culinary arts, wine pairings, vineyard and winery tours and barrel tastings. Winemaker dinners are a popular Harvest Wine Weekend activity, featuring the talents of the area’s best chefs paired with premium Paso Robles wines.

Details to plan an excursion into Paso Robles Wine Country during Harvest Wine Weekend are available through a searchable online database at This tool allows users to search by day, activity or winery. Take pleasure in the most colorful time of year in Paso Robles Wine Country during Harvest Wine Weekend and bring your memories home to share with a bottle of distinct, different Paso Robles wine. For a complete list of activities, events and more, visit

The Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance represents wineries, growers and businesses in Paso Robles Wine Country. Centrally located between San Francisco and Los Angeles, along California’s Central Coast, Paso Robles Wine Country is California’s fastest growing wine region. It encompasses more than 26,000 vineyard acres and more than 180 wineries.For more information, visit
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