Winemaker Seminar

Saturday, May 22, 2010 2 – 3 p.m.

Moderated by local certified sommelier, Ali Carscaden of 15 Degrees C and sommelier candidate and General Manager of Villa Creek, Erick Cadena, Wine Festival features an enhanced Winemaker Seminar on Saturday, May 22 at 2 p.m. This unique seminar provides an overview of the distinct, different wines of Paso Robles wine country.  Be ready for maximum wine geek factor along with some down home story telling as a panel of winemakers walk you through their creations, explaining Paso Robles terroir, personal style, individual passion, winery history, and other quirky anecdotes that go into making premium Paso Robles wines.

This year, the seminar takes place in the Downtown Park Tent (Spring Street) and is open to 100 wine enthusiasts. The following wines are to be featured during the Winemaker seminar:

  • Ancient Peaks Winery
  • 2008 Sauvignon Blanc
  • Lone Madrone
  • 2007 Points West White
  • Roussanne
  • L’Aventure
  • 2009 Rosé Estate
  • Syrah / Petit Verdot / Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Terry Hoage Vineyards
  • 2007 5 Blocks Cuvee
  • Syrah / Grenache / Mourvedre / Cinsault
  • Halter Ranch Vineyard
  • 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Four Vines Winery
  • 2008 Biker
  • Zinfandel
  • Hope Family Wines
  • 2007 Treana Red
  • Cabernet Sauvignon / Syrah
  • Chateau Margene
  • 2007 Mooney Family Petite Sirah

Thought it couldn’t get better?  Along with each winemaker discussing each wine, Ali and Erick bring the conversation full circle by providing Paso Robles fun facts, food pairing suggestions, varietal background, and much more!   The Winemaker Seminar is ONLY available for RESERVE and Wine Country Auction & Dinner attendees on a first come first serve basis. Be sure to arrive early to secure your seat at this exceptionally unique winemaker seminar.


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