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Wine Festival: Grand Tasting

More than 70 wineries come together in the Paso Robles Downtown City Park to showcase their wines during the Grand Tasting.

Wineries at the Grand Tasting will be arranged by “regions” for a seamless and focused tasting experience: Bordeaux-style, Rhône-style, Zinfandel, Burgundian-style, Italian varieties and Other Wild Wines for your tasting pleasure. Plus, food samples and local artisan merchants.

In the picnic area and gazebo, live music will provide the perfect atmosphere for your wine tasting experience.

Ticket Options

Combo:  $145 – RESERVE (Friday, May 18) & Grand Tasting Early Entry (Saturday, May 19, 12 – 4 p.m.)

Early Entry: $90 – Grand Tasting Early Entry (Saturday, May 19, 12 – 4 p.m.)

General Admission (GA):  $70 – Grand Tasting Entry (Saturday, May 19, 1 – 4 p.m.)

Locals Only: $50 – Grand Tasting Entry (Saturday, May 19, 1 – 4 p.m.); Expired March 15, 2018

SLO County residents are encouraged to take advantage of our special Locals Only pricing ($20 savings!). Please enter your local zip code (corresponding to your credit card) in the “Have an access key?” field at the bottom of the Get Tickets page, and click “Unlock” to show the hidden Locals Only ticket. The access key field is on the bottom left of the screen.

Designated Driver: $25  – Grand Tasting Entry (Saturday, May 19, 12 – 4 p.m.); entry, food bites and non-alcoholic beverages.



Main Stage: The Money Band
The Money Band is a high energy, versatile, and extremely entertaining four-piece band which specializes in performing electrifying renditions of #1 hits from the 50’s to the present.

Gazebo: Guitar Circus
An all request guitar show featuring Pat Pearson & Matt Cross guaranteed to keep the genres coming! With a simple text-based request from your phone, you’ll stare in awe at the multitude of tunes this jukebox duo can perform! 

Culinary Participants:

Blue Moon Southwest Grill, El Pollo LocoFromagerie Sophie, Heirloom Catering, Leo Leo Gelato, Next Door Bistro, Old San Luis BBQ, Olivas de Oro Olive Company, Peacock Cheese, Scotty’s BBQ Pit, Spring Seafood Bar and Grill, Thomas Hill Organics, Twisted & Glazed, and SLO Yum Catering.

Participating Artisan Merchants:

All Good ProductsBlueberry Jewelry, Botanica 805Ellis Charm and DesignHorse and Man Jewelry, and Olive and Poppy!


Adelaida Vineyards & Winery, Ancient Peaks Winery, Anglim, Asuncion Ridge Vineyards, Bianchi Winery, Bodegas Paso Robles, Bon Niche Cellars, Broken Earth Winery, Calcareous Vineyard, Caliza Winery, Cass Winery, Castoro Cellars, Chateau Margene- Creston, Chronic Cellars Winery Inc., Clavo Cellars, CLESI WINERY, Cloak & Dagger Wines, Cordant | Nelle, Dark Star, Derby Wine Estates, Dunning Vineyards Estate Winery, Ecluse Wines, Field Recordings., Four Sisters Ranch Vineyards & Winery, Gary Kramer Guitar Cellars, Glunz Family Winery & Cellars, Grey Wolf & Barton Family Wines, Halter Ranch Vineyard, HammerSky Vineyards, Hoyt Family Vineyards, J Dusi Wines, J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, JUSTIN Vineyards & Winery, Kaleidos, Le Vigne Winery, Lions Peak, Locatelli Vineyards & Winery, Lone Madrone, Minassian-Young Vineyards, Niner Wine Estates, ONX Wines, Opolo Vineyards, PasoPort / Per Caso Cellars, Peachy Canyon Winery, Pear Valley Vineyard & Winery, Penman Springs Vineyard, Pianetta Winery, Pomar Junction Vineyard & Winery, Powell Mountain Cellars, Rails Nap, Rangeland Wines, Rasmussen Vineyard & Winery, Red Soles Winery, RIO SECO Vineyard & Winery, Riverstar Vineyards, Robert Hall Winery, San Antonio Winery, Sea Shell Cellars, Sextant Wines, Still Waters Vineyards, SummerWood Winery, Tablas Creek Vineyard, Thacher Winery, Tooth & Nail Winery, Treana Tasting Cellar and Hope Family Wines, Victor Hugo Winery, Villa Creek Cellars, Villa San-Juliette Vineyard & Winery, Vina Robles Vineyards & Winery, Vino Vargas, Wild Horse Winery & Vineyards, Windward Vineyard, Zenaida Cellars

Tickets are NOT available for purchase by visiting or calling the Alliance office or participating partners. Please use the links above to purchase tickets. ALL TICKET HOLDERS MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE; ID will be required to enter. All tickets sold separately. Although adorable, pets are not allowed at the event. All tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. The event will be held, rain or shine. Service fees are included in ticket prices above.

If still available day-of, tickets will be an additional $10 per ticket price at the door (example – General Admission 1 – 4 p.m. would be $80).