WIN FOOD AND WINE WEEKEND GETAWAYS

In Paso Robles Wine Country


Need two more fabulous reasons to get off HWY 101 in Paso Robles?
 

The Travel Paso Robles Alliance is giving away two fantastic getaways to Paso Robles:

ENTER TO WIN ONE OF TWO GETAWAYS:

A weekend in Paso Robles and attend the Paso Robles Wine Festival (May 17 - 19)

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A weekend in Paso Robles and attend the Paso Robles Olive Festival (August 16 - 18).

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These weekend prizes include tickets to these premier annual food and wine festivals, Friday and Saturday night complimentary accommodations at a leading Paso Robles Wine Country hotel, a bottle of amazing Paso Robles Cabernet, a Rocky Mountain Chocolate gift basket with an assortment of chocolates, two tickets to Hearst Castle and lunch at local favorite farm to table restaurant. Enter to win now!

Contest Deadlines: Winner of Wine Festival Weekend Getaway will be chosen April 15th. Winner of the Olive Festival Weekend will be chosen April 30.

Check out 15 of the top 101 reasons to get off of HWY 101 in Paso Robles.

1. Fall in Love with Historic Downtown Paso Robles
Shop, eat, and wine taste in historic downtown Paso Robles. First known for its thermal springs, Paso Robles is becoming more known for their wine. Take in Paso Robles culture and history in its charming downtown area. http://www.pasoroblesdowntown.org/

2. Taste Olive Oil at Pasolivo
Pasolivo Olive Oil has been making world-class olive oils in Paso Robles for 10 years. Visit Pasolivo and taste their deep-flavor olive oils, take a tour of the olive press, and leave with some Pasolivo olive oil of your own for the next time you make a fresh vinaigrette or pesto. http://www.pasolivo.com/

3. Drink Wine in a Castle
Stop by Eagle Castle Winery in Templeton for some delicious wine tasting. Consider taking lunch atop their roof overlooking the castle grounds. http://www.eaglecastlewinery.com/

4. Zip Line Over Wine Country at Santa Margarita Ranch
Santa Margarita Ranch offers a truly unique way to see the Central Coast. Four zip lines, spanning more than 3,600 feet combined, take you from the valley up and over the vineyards. Be prepared for an amazing view! http://www.margarita-adventures.com/

5. Cool Off in the Lazy River at The Ravine Water Park
The Ravine Water Park is the "hottest place to cool off on the Central Coast." The water park offers fun for the whole family with water rides, a lazy river, and wave pool. The North County weather can definitely heat up, but the water park is a perfect place to cool down. Open seasonally June through August. Don't forget the sunscreen! http://www.ravinewaterpark.com/

6. Reconnect with Simpler Times Past at Jack Creek Farm
Visit Jack Creek Farm and stroll through their herb garden and antique farm equipment display. Try your hand at throwing and lasso "Bailey," their mascot. Also, try pumping old-fashioned water pump barrels. Lastly, try some tasty treats ranging from homemade fudge to apple cider Slushies.http://www.jackcreekfarms.com/

7. Witness the Creative Process of Local Artists at Studios on the Park
Studios on the Park in Paso Robles offers a unique open studio environment where you can witness the creative processes of over 40 local artists as they create their masterpieces. Studios on the Park is determined to make art a part of your life by offering classes, workshops, and exhibitions.http://www.studiosonthepark.org/

8. Try Paso's Rhone Varietals
Paso Wine Country is gaining popularity for their exciting Rhone varietals such as Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Visit the following wineries for amazing Rhone varietals: Robert Hall Winery, Tablas Creek Vineyard, Linne Calodo, and Eberle Winery. http://www.pasowine.com/

9. Taste Olive Oil at Pasolivo
Pasolivo Olive Oil has been making world-class olive oils in Paso Robles for 10 years. Visit Pasolivo and taste their deep-flavor olive oils, take a tour of the olive press, and leave with some Pasolivo olive oil of your own for the next time you make a fresh vinaigrette or pesto. http://www.pasolivo.com/

10. Perfect Your Golf Game at Beautiful Hunter Ranch Golf Course
Hunter Ranch Golf Course is an 18-hole golf course, rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Golf Digest. The course is set atop a beautiful vista with the big city congestion miles away, so it is easy to relax and concentrate on your game. http://www.hunterranchgolf.com/

11. Explore the Past with Preserved Military Aircrafts at Estrella Warbird Museum
Take a tour of one of the fastest growing museums in California, The Estrella Warbird Museum in Paso Robles is dedicated to the restoration and preservation of military aircrafts, military vehicles, and memorabilia to those who flew and worked on military aircrafts. http://www.ewarbirds.org/

12. Find a Cabernet Sauvignon to Suit Your Fancy
Along with Zinfandels, Paso Robles gained notoriety for its Cabernet Sauvignons. For legendary Cabernet Sauvignons, check out Eberle, J.Lohr Vineyards, EOS Estate Winery, and Adelaida Cellars.http://www.pasowine.com/

13. Learn How to Milk a Goat at Happy Acres Family Farm
Did you know that goat milk is a natural moisturizer for your skin? Happy Acres Family Farm, located in Templeton, CA, is a working goat dairy with over 200 goats. Happy Acres Family Farms offers fun tours where you can milk a goat, blend your own cheese, and enjoy fresh goat milk ice cream.http://www.happyacresfamilyfarm.net/

14. Take the Whole Family "Wine Tasting"
Pithy Little Wine Company offers traditional wine tasting for those 21 and older; however, they also offer old fashioned soda and gourmet popcorn tasting which is unique and fun for the whole family.http://www.pithywine.com/

15. Buy fresh local produce from Paso Robles Farmer's Market, Downtown Paso Robles
Located within walking distance of the Paso Robles Inn, enjoy the Paso Robles Farmer's Market every Tuesday and Saturday all year round. The farmer's market includes an assortment of crafts, local specialties, organic food, and locally grown fruits and vegetables.www.PasoRoblesDowntown.org/B-Paso-Robles-Markets-Food.html