October 17-19 Enjoy the 2014 Harvest Wine Weekend in the Paso Robles Wine Country when 130 wineries open their doors for guests to experience their busiest and most exciting time of the year. Wineries welcome guests into their tasting rooms and onto their stomping pads to learn the different tales that each swirl and sip tells about the personalities of wine country. This three-day weekend includes winemaker dinners, special vintage tastings, tours of the vineyards, grape stomps and blending seminars. For the latest information on participating wineries and events, visit www.pasowine.com/events/harvest.php
November 7-9 The annual Harvest on the Coast weekend is a local food and wine extravaganza. Dive into the 2014 harvest season with wine tastings, artisan foods, an ocean view and live music featuring local band, the Crushtones. The main event, an outdoor grand tasting and auction, takes place on Saturday and includes prizes such as rare wines, culinary treats, SLO Wine Country destination experiences, and wine and lifestyle packages. Other festivities include winemaker dinners on Friday and winery open houses on Sunday. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.slowine.com
First Saturdays Check out the work of local winemakers, artists, and musicians during the First Saturdays: Wine & the Arts events held on the first Saturday of each month. It takes place in downtown Paso Robles from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. For more information, visit www.pasowine.com.
Saturdays & Sundays On Saturday and Sunday afternoons enjoy Tolosa Winery's special tasting flights, where visitors to the Heritage Room can four wines paired with four gourmet cheeses from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $18 for Wine Club members; $23 all others. Reservations suggested. For more information, call 805-782-0500 or visit www.tolosawinery.com. Tolosa Winery, 4910 Edna Rd., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, 805-782-0500.
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