Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Greengage Ranch & Vineyard
Barrel Tasting & Barrel Auction
5 to 6:30 PM
Be among the first to taste, yet-to-be-released, wines from a prestigious array of California vintners, straight out of the barrel, at Greengate Ranch & Vineyard in the Edna Valley. Then, beginning at 5:45 PM, you can bid on cases of the first releases of these wines at the Barrel Auction. Many of these California vintners will be represented: Ancient Peaks Winery, Cinque Stelle Winery, Eberle Winery, Ecluse Wines, Hearst Ranch Winery, Laetitia Vineyard & Winery, Lucas & Lewellen Vineyards, Miner Family Winery, Niner Wine Estates, Stephen Ross Wine Cellars, Saucelito Canyon Vineyard, Sinor – LaVallee, Saxum Vineyards, & Talley Vineyards. You will also have a chance to bid on 2 hand-painted wine barrels lovingly adorned by esteemed artists, and long supporters of the Wine Classic, Coleen Gnos and Robert Burridge.
$75 (includes tasting and auction) — Register Now
Greengate Ranch & Vineyard
7 to 11 PM
After the Barrel Tasting and Barrel Auction, the good times continue to roll at the Greengate Ranch and Vineyard. Mingle with the winemakers that participate in the Barrel Tasting & Auction, while enjoying a sumptuous 3-course meal envisioned and prepared by legendary Central Coast Chef Maegen Loring. And be sure to bring your dancing shoes. Once Monte Mills and the Lucky Horseshoe Band begin to play, you won’t be able to resist a few spins around the dance floor.
$115 — Register Now
Winemaker Dinner with Justin Baldwin
7 to 10 PM
Enjoy a spectacular Pismo Beach sunset at Lido’s, at the Dolphin Bay Resort & Spa , while tasting a variety of wines from the highly regarded Justin Vineyards & Winery and chatting with Justin’s founder, Justin Baldwin. The tasting will be followed by an amazing culinary adventure. Lido executive chef, Jacob Moss, will wow your palate with one of his signature 3-course meals paired, of course, with Justin wines.