SLO Wine Country Rockin' Harvest Celebration 2012
Friday, November 2, 2012 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, November 4, 2012 at 4:00 PM (PDT)
SLO Wine Country Rockin' Harvest Celebration!
November 2 - 4, 2012
*TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE AT THE DOOR SATURDAY BEGINNING AT NOON. PLEASE COME AND JOIN US FOR A ROCKIN' BEACH PARTY!
Join the San Luis Obispo Wine Country Association at their 22nd Annual Harvest Celebration, November 2nd-4th. The festivities begin Friday with our first ever “Rockin’ Road Trip”, where attendees will travel to several wineries to get hands-on experience of an actual Harvest. Friday evening, SLO Wine Country will host a collaborative winemaker dinner at the Lido restaurant where you will have dinner hosted by one of our celebrity winemakers. The Grand Tasting and Wine Auction will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from noon to 3pm at the Avila Beach Golf Resort. Over 60 wineries and restaurants throughout SLO County will be featured. SLO Wine Country has teamed up with the Avila Beach Tourism Alliance to offer a $20 ticket discount when you book your stay in Avila Beach. Both organizations share the same goal, to bring visitors from outside the county and promote the culture and community of the region. General admission tickets to Saturday's Grand Tasting are $85, or $65 when you book your stay in Avila Beach. For a list of lodging partners, please visit the Avila Lodging Partners Website by clicking here.
To obtain the discount, follow these instructions:
-Please contact the Avila Beach Lodging Partner and book your stay.
-Lodging Partner will provide you with a promo code.
-Return to this webpage and click the ticket packages you wish to purchase.
-Click the "Use Promo Code" button.
-Complete the order and you will see the discount applied to your ticket package.
FRIDAY, November 2nd: “Rockin’ Road Trip”
Location: Pick-up location in Avila Beach, Parking Lot on the corner of 1st street and San Miguel.
Become a SLO Wine groupie and hop on our tour bus for a behind-the-scenes look at Harvest 2012! You’ll explore SLO Wine Country and get hands-on experience working a Harvest with a winemaking team. From vine to wine, you’ll learn, explore, blend, trim, thieve and taste the handcrafted wine that encompasses the terrior of our wine region. Our winemaker tour guides will give you an up-close look at the art of crafting beautiful wine. The tour includes your ticket to ride, along with a prepared lunch in the vineyards.
*Wineries we will be visiting: Chamisal Vineyards, Tolosa Winery & Edna Valley Vineyard.
Friday, November 2nd: Winemaker Dinner "Crafted on the Coast" at Lido Restaurant
6-8pm with Wine Reception beginning at 5:30pm
Location: Lido restaurant at Dolphin Bay Resort
2727 Shell beach Road, Pismo Beach
Friday evening, SLO Wine Country will host a collaborative winemaker dinner at the Lido restaurant, offering 4 courses of paired epicurean dishes paired to wines from SLO Wine Country. You will also have the pleasure of dining with one of our celebrity winemakers and exploring the terrior of SLO Wine Country.
*Featured Brands and Winemakers: Laetitia Vineyard & Winery, Saucelito Canyon Vineyard, Claiborne & Churchill, Sextant Wines, Ancient Peaks, Zocker.
*Featured Wineries at Reception: Chamisal, Tolosa, Edna Valley, Salisbury Vineyards, Tangent, and many more!
SATURDAY, November 3rd: Rockin’ Harvest Grand Tasting & Wine Auction
12-3pm (EARLY ENTRY 11AM with Backstage Pass)
$95 Early Entry Backstage Pass (11am private tasting with limited selection wines)
$85 General Admission
Location: Avila Beach Golf Resort
6464 Ana Bay Drive, Avila Beach
Book your stay in Avila Beach and get $20 off your tickets! For more information and to see a list of participating lodging partners, click here!
The Grand Tasting and Auction will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 12– 3pm at the beautiful Avila Beach Golf Resort. Over 60 wineries and restaurants from the San Luis Obispo region will be featured in the scenic seaside setting of the Avila Beach Golf Resort. Winemakers, local chefs and wine lovers share the fruits of their labor and passion for the art of winemaking. This auction is not your typical run of the mill auction. Be prepared to be entertained by the winemakers as they show off their lifestyle auction lots. Back by popular demand, this year’s auction will once again feature live music from the Winemaker's Band, ‘The Crushtones’. For locals, and those from out of the area, this is a great time to explore San Luis Obispo and discover the culinary treasures of our unique region. Take advantage of a limited number of “back stage passes”—your ticket to get in early at 11AM and sample limited reserve wines, poured during this hour only. Make sure to book your stay in Avila Beach and save $20 on tickets! Call 805-541-5868 for more information.
SUNDAY, November 4th: SLO WINE ON TOUR!
Tickets: FREE WITH YOUR GRAND TASTING & WINE AUCTION PURCHASE
SLO Wine Country encourages you to get out and explore all day Sunday. Come “party like a rock star” and hit the SLO Wine trail and let the party carry on at participating wineries, where they pull out the wine, food and entertainment once again at their individual wineries. Your ticket into the Grand Tasting gives you an all access pass to stop at every member winery event on Sunday and taste for FREE!!! All you have to do is wear your all access bracelet from the main event on Saturday and bring your wine glass with you on Sunday, and you’ll be ready to rock two days straight with SLO Wine Country!