Sunday, April 11, 2010

Ticket Giveaway! Paso Robles Wine Comes to Sacramento April 20th!


Paso Robles, one of the nation’s premier wine producing regions, is converging on our city as part of its 2010 Grand Tasting Tour.

On April 20th from 6-8pm at the Sacramento Grand Ballroom, wine enthusiasts of all levels will enjoy will enjoy appetizers and taste award-winning and nationally acclaimed wines from more than 30 winemakers throughout California's third largest wine producing region. Tickets are $45 in advance or $55 at the door, with a portion of proceeds from ticket sales donated to the
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. Purchase tickets here or try and win a pair below!

Here are some of the wineries that will participate: Winery Participants
Adelaida Cellars, Ancient Peaks Winery, Clavo Cellars, Clayhouse Wines, Derby Wine Estates, Four Vines Winery, Halter Ranch Vineyard, Hope Family Wines, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, Kenneth Volk Vineyards, kukkula, L'Aventure Winery, Maloy O'Neill Vineyards, Niner Wine Estates, Opolo Vineyards, Ortman Family Vineyards, Peachy Canyon Winery, Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery, Rotta Winery, Silver Horse Winery, STANGER Vineyards, Sylvester Vineyards & Winery, Tablas Creek Vineyard, Terry Hoage Vineyards, and Vina Robles.

Leading up to the grand tasting, there will be retail tastings and winemaker dinners at Sacramento area wine shops & restaurants:


Friday, April 16, Retail Tastings Include:
Beyond Napa Wine Merchants
2580 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento, CA
Will be sampling Four Vines Winery
Time: 3 -7 p.m.

Nugget Market
157 Main St., Woodland, CA
Will be sampling J.Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Time: 5 - 7pm

Winemaker Dinners – Monday, April 19
Join the unique winemaker dinners--up to five Paso Robles wineries are paired at each dinner with dishes at some of Sacramento's marquee restaurants. Meet the winemaker and experience how the creative culinary talent of Sacramento pairs with the premium wines of Paso Robles.

Grange Restaurant & Bar
: 926 J Street, Sacramento

Lounge ON20
: 1050 20th Street, Suite 100, Sacramento

Mulvaney's B&L
: 1215 19th Street, Sacramento

McCormick & Schmick’s
: 1111 J Street, Sacramento



TICKET GIVEAWAY!
Attention winelovers! Want to win tickets to the April 20th tasting? Become a fan of cakegrrl.com on Facebook here (if you're not already) and leave a comment below letting me know your favorite varietal!! I will draw a name at random on April 15th.

9 comments:

Marsh said...

I really like Legrein. A lesser known varietal that is grown in Paso Robles.

America said...

BIG fan of a full bodied Cabernet, but sometimes I come across a Merlot that I love!

Suzy said...

My favorite varietal is Zinfadel Woppa!

The Luch said...

Sangiovese for me.

Princess Julie said...

Syrah

lynda said...

buttery rich chardonnays

emily.cooper said...

Zinfandel! Love some Ravenswood for the price.

Cookery Calling said...

Merlot, Cabernet and Syrah for me :D

KC-Blogger said...

I love a good primativo :-)